Opinion: Campaign Finance ‘Reformers’ Ignore Largest Campaign Finance Scandal Ever
In the wake of the Cohen and Manafort plea deals, Democrats have become quite the champions of restrictive campaign finance rules.
Maryland Democratic House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer recently listed “campaign finance reform” — the Left’s pseudonym for more regulated political spending — as a top priority, should Democrats regain control of Congress.
Hoyer promoted the Government by the People Act — a radical bill that would drastically infringe on Americans’ rights to make political donations — and the DISCLOSE Act, which eradicates the anonymity that protects many charitable donors from the Left’s demonstrated harassment, simply for promoting ideas the Left doesn’t agree with.
Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, who’s staring at defeat in the November midterms, has turned to campaign finance reform as his signature issue. Regularly describing our current system as “broken,” Tester vows to “return our democracy to the people.”
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