06/18/2012 12:04 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WATCH: How to Own an Election

If you're visiting a candidate this summer and looking for a thoughtful gift, might we suggest a nice super PAC? Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, they're all the rage among the mega-wealthy. In my latest Moyers & Company broadcast essay, I'm sharing who's giving, who's getting, and how our democracy suffers as a result.

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