MSNBC: Campaign finance activists try to explain Jeb Bush’s $130 million fail (In the News)

Benjy Sarlin

“Bush’s failed campaign and Scott Walker’s and Chris Christie’s — I could go on — all indicate how overblown the complaints are about Citizens United,” Floyd Abrams, an attorney and commentator who’s defended Citizens United on free speech grounds, told MSNBC in an email.

“Has there ever been a better example than Jeb Bush of the fact that voters decide the outcome of elections, not money?” David Keating, president of the Center for Competitive Politics, said in a statement.

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