E.J. Dionne examines the damage done by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling in his column, “The Citizens United Catastrophe:”
We have seen the world created by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, and it doesn’t work. Oh, yes, it works nicely for the wealthiest and most powerful people in the country, especially if they want to shroud their efforts to influence politics behind shell corporations. It just doesn’t happen to work if you think we are a democracy and not a plutocracy.