In this turbulent midterm election year, two academics decided to practice what they preached. They left the classroom, confronted the reality of down-and-dirty politics, and tried to replace moneyed interests with the public interest.
No one likes having the wool pulled over their eyes. Now imagine wealthy CEOs hiring millions of knitters to blanket your entire city with a massive wool sweater, soaked in gasoline. That's what dark money is.
Every vote does indeed count on Tuesday. Every vote is needed to insure an Obama victory margin beyond Super Pac attack, litigation, manipulation, or corruption. The actual presidential selection is on Monday, December 17, 2012.
Whether you're a Democrat, Republican,Tea-partier, liberal, conservative, or in-between, you're experiencing an election season unlike any in U.S. history. That's because the rules on political spending have changed in a billion dollar way.