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Political ad isn’t fooling anyone

May 26, 2012
By Fred O’Neill , The Marietta Times

As many know, the 2010 "Citizens United" Supreme Court ruling allows unlimited (and sometimes anonymous) campaign donations from big corporations and powerful, well-heeled PACs like Karl Rove's "American Crossroads," the Koch Brothers-funded "Americans for Prosperity," The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The Club for Growth, The Republican Governors' Association, and many more. It is also no great secret that these organizations are shoveling around $266 million into Ohio this year to buy attack ads to defeat President Barack Obama, and to support the campaigns of mostly tea-party-backed candidates like Republican Congressman Bill Johnson.

 
 

 

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