This is no way to fix the problem of billionaires buying elections


By Dana Milbank – For those concerned about money corrupting democracy, finding a fifth justice is easier than assembling the supermajorities needed for an amendment.

In a sense, the system is self-correcting: If Republicans continue on their current course, they’ll eventually hand Democrats a liberal majority on the Supreme Court.

Koch billions can’t have the same impact in a presidential race, where spending is well past saturation. And at the rate Republicans are alienating Latinos, single women and young voters — due in part to far-right lawmakers whose seats have been bought with unchecked contributions — there may not be another Republican president for some time. more> http://tinyurl.com/kasbnxm

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