Steve Klein writes for Pillar of Law:

Many people are inspired by the supposed principles of campaign finance reform. These principles drewcrowds to various events around the Capitol over the last week, featuring various speeches including one froma commissioner at the Federal Election Commission. These gatherings were bolstered with tweets about democracy awakening along with signs and screeds about corporations not being people.

But up in Massachusetts, as democracy was “awakening” down here in D.C., the very result of campaign finance reform is yet again being used to fatigue—worse, to punish—the citizens who are participating in democratic elections.

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