Posted by: Lotfi Frigi | January 22, 2010

Justices, 5-4, Reject Corporate Spending Limit


Shortly after yesterday’s feel-good story about Obama going after Wall Street, a bomb was dropped; a bomb that makes every other issue on the table seem minuscule in comparison. The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision basically ruled that the government may not ban political spending by corporations in candidate elections.
Take a deep breath now and let it twirl in your head a bit. Try to grasp the implications of this asinine decision while I catch my own breath… I’ll be back in a minute…

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