“…this Court now concludes that independent expenditures, including those made by corporations, do not give rise to corruption or the appearance of corruption. That speakers may have influence over or access to elected officials does not mean that those officials are corrupt. And the appearance of influence or access will not cause the electorate to lose faith in this democracy.”
Idealism, thy name is the conservative wing of the Supreme Court. Not only is there the appearance of corruption, the electorate has already lost faith in this democracy. Wake up and smell the dollars.
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