New tax documents released last week confirm what we've known for years: sophisticated political operatives on the right and the left continue to use phony social welfare organizations to pump tens of millions of anonymous dollars into our elections.
Dark money not only dominates our campaigns; it also transfers political power to unknown actors. No doubt as intended, the increased flow of dark money is even harder to follow. For all we know, some of it comes from Manchuria.
What significance should be attached to Hillary Clinton's recent statement that we should "fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccountable money out of it once and for all, even if it takes a constitutional amendment?"