Super PACs or campaign finance reform – HA open item
Lee Hamilton had an interesting observation in his July 28 editorial in the Herald-Times:
With the rise of super PACs, neither congressional leaders nor political parties have as much influence over fundraising — and hence the “loyalty” it once imposed — as they used to.
Interesting that Hamilton blames “super PACs” when the real culprit is campaign finance reform. It was campaign finance reform – especially The ban on “soft money” – that served to weaken political parties and enable the rise of the “527 groups” and the Super PACs.
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