Acton Institute: Trigger Warning: This Article Contains References to ‘Citizens United’ and ‘Dark Money’ (In the News)

Bruce Edward Walker

All of this is so much piffle when confronted with real-world facts, as noted by The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), “America’s largest nonprofit dedicated solely to defending First Amendment rights to political speech and assembly.” In a broadcast email, CCP President David Keating turns to actual events rather than crystal-ball prognostications to allay fears of a corporate takeover of the American political system:

‘Scott Walker and Rick Perry have demonstrated once again that while money is an important part of a successful campaign, a candidate’s message, ability to connect with voters, media coverage, and experience matter as well.

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The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.