Buying The Vote: 12 Facts About Super PACs That Will Blow Your Mind


 

In American politics, it takes an enormous amount of money to win campaigns, and the rise of the “Super PACs” is allowing the wealthy to exert even more influence over the political process than they did before.  When you examine the results of federal elections over the past several decades, you quickly discover that the candidate that raises the most money almost always wins.  Wealthy individuals are limited by law as to how much money they can give directly to a political campaign, but there are no limits on how much money they can give to Super PACs.    (Continue story)

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Posted on February 23, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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