In a new Bloomberg Politics national poll, 78 percent of those responding said the Citizens United ruling should be overturned, compared with 17 percent who called it a good decision. Read the full article.
“Wow. Wow. I’m stunned,” said David Strauss, a constitutional-law professor who teaches at the University of Chicago. “What it suggests is that Citizens United has become a symbol for what people perceive to be a much larger problem, which is the undue influence of wealth in politics.”
But this started even before the Citizens United decision.
In 2013, the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon case last year took it a step further by saying that donors had a right to give to an unlimited number of campaigns—from U.S. president to dog catcher.
There has been a concerted effort of the super-wealthy who see the American worker as a commodity rather than individuals to use the Supreme Court to turn American into an Oligarchy rather than a Democracy.
That is why the greatest Senator for the American working person, Sherrod Brown, has put a petition on his website to call for the overturning of Citizens United. Sign it here.