Pundits will spend months discussing and dissecting the results of our most recent elections. Whether the root cause of the results is the country’s economic situation, the flood of outside money or something else, one thing is clear: Americans are angry at gridlock and partisanship in Washington. They don’t want political squabbles and they don’t want more talking points: they want a government that works.
And a well functioning judicial branch is central to having such a government.
An updated and expanded report released by People For the American Way today analyzes the impact corporate money had on the 2010 elections, the first election cycle after the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
Following widespread criticism of its decision to feature Andrew Breitbart, ABC News announced that the right-wing mudslinger would no longer participate in the network’s election coverage. ABC cited Breitbart’s continued misrepresentation of his role as the reason for eliminating his participation.