Citizens United v. FEC equated corporate political contributions with freedom of speech, opening the floodgates to unlimited corporate spending to influence elections.
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I thank the lamentably neglected hero of DeLay case: former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, whose dogged pursuit of political corruption is the key factor in the conviction.
In the wake of Citizens United, preserving an open, neutral Internet may be our best hope for counterbalancing the deluge of corporate money that will now influence elections.
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