Now that an entire week or so has passed, it becomes clear that this election was all about jobs and the triumph of shortsighted thinking over facing up to the long-range problems that threaten our future.
If a for-profit wants to spend secretively, they can send their dollars through a non-profit who will do the spending for them. More than any election since Watergate, this midterm is looking like a win for obfuscation and loss for transparency.
In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the US Supreme Court has presented the United States with an astonishing future of unlimited spending on campaigns by corporations. We are facing the possibility of a true failed state.
In a transparent attempt to thwart our historic candidacy, the president has stepped up his attack by appointing the very architect of the now thoroughly discredited argument against corporate civil rights.