This weekend’s column: Truth trumps money. This time ...
Published: November 10, 2012 01:42PM
Updated: November 10, 2012 01:42PM
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Mitt Romney • Former GOP presidential candidate

— The truth and returns on investments — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune

This is just between you and me. Really. You have to promise you won’t tell anybody I said this.

But Citizens United may not be the end of democracy as we know it.

Heresy, I know. Progressive, good-government folks like me are supposed to look at the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that equated money with speech and opened the floodgates of SuperPAC spending the way vegans look at a bacon cheeseburger. With revulsion, disgust and just a little jealousy.

We thought Citizens United would take power away from the voters and hand it to the well-funded special interests.

Tell that to President-elect Romney. ...

Related:

— Republicans: Don’t Trust Fox News! — Allison Benedikt | Slate

— Some In GOP Criticize Fox For Failing Its Audience — David Folkenflik | NPR

— Sheldon Adelson’s Lousy Election Bets — Dave Gilson | Mother Jones

— Karl Rove Rejects Ohio Results — The Daily Download

— The Oracle’s Debacle — Frank Bruni | The New York Times

— Is the Cult of Karl Rove Over? — David Freedlander | The Daily Beast

— Karl Rove Fights Off His Reckoning — Conner Simpson | The Atlantic Wire

— Take the Money and Lose — David Weigel | Slate

Why did Republican super PACs waste so many millions on bad TV?

— Citizens United Is Still Worth Hating — Eric Posner | Slate

Even though the fat-cat super PACs lost at the polls.