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Super PACs are ruining Republicans

March 6th, 2012

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This piece originally appeared in Politico.

Today is not Super Tuesday. It’s Super PAC Tuesday. Super PACs are the real contenders in the 2012 Republican race. And they’re destroying the Republican Party.

Conservatives are inclined to support the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in the Citizens United case, which allows donors to give unlimited amounts of money to Super PACs. As a result, Super PACs are funding an intensely negative primary campaign. Why? It’s safer.

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The Republican Demolition Derby

February 21st, 2012

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The 2012 election has crossed a barrier. In the latest CNN poll, 40 percent of Americans say things are going well in the country. Is that good? After all, 60 percent still say things are going badly.

For the Democrats, it is good.

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