Originally posted on Ye Olde Soapbox:

AlterNet / By Steven Rosenfeld

How Right-Wingers on the Supreme Court Sold Our Democracy Down the River — Again

The Court’s right-wing majority refused to look at facts that showed how it erred in its 2010 Citizens United ruling.

June 25, 2012 



When the gavel fell in the U.S. Supreme Court’s chamber after the justices overturned Montana’s century-old ban on corporate electioneering on Monday, it drove another nail into the coffin of American democracy.

Of course, America’s campaign finance laws have been riddled with loopholes for years. What’s new and scary is the emerging audacity and overt politicization of the Supreme Court. 

Taken narrowly, the 5-4 ruling, American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, affirmed the rights of corporations to participate in Montana elections by overturning a 1912 ban that top Montana political leaders and judges said was needed to keep the Big Sky…

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