Yesterday the San Fransisco Chronicle ran an editorial on the pending Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. FEC, it's potential impact on the flow of corporate cash into our elections and the push for the Fair Elections Now Act.
"Americans already have all the evidence they need that the current system is broken: from Washington's decades of avoidance of an energy policy that would break our dependence on foreign oil to the industry-crafted deregulation measures of the 1990s that contributed to a near-meltdown of the financial system.
We can understand some taxpayers' wariness about funding political campaigns. Just remember: Americans are paying a high price for allowing special interests to fund our elections."
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