Most People Think Super PACs Should Be Illegal [VIDEO]
Thanks to the Supreme Court ruling on Citizen’s United, corporations can now spend unlimited funds to campaign against various politicians and legislation. But for the millions of regular Americans who watch the money funnel into these political action committees, or super PACs, enough is enough.
According to polling done by Washington Post/ABC, nearly seven of ten people think super PACs should be illegal. “Sixty-nine percent of all Americans and voters alike say super PACs, a fundraising vehicle that allows wealthy donors to make unlimited donations in support of a particular candidate or party, should be banned. Just 25 percent said they should remain legal. Those numbers were even more startling among political independents, 78 percent (!) of whom say super PACs should be illegal.”
For a funky, disco-style look at the issues with unlimited corporate spending in political campaigns, check out the ProPublica video below.
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