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Political parties disappearing in face of Super PACs - The Trail

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 02:07

Senator John McCain discusses how political parties are disappearing in the face of Super PACs and how large sums of money corrupt the electoral process. (March 27, 2012)

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Priest in New York time on the weekend by Kevin Bacon which argued the Republican Party. He's disappearing in the face of the problem funding of -- -- I think both parties -- disappear. I think my old friend bite moment here today and that will probably test chain. The fact that now the importance of these. The parties has diminished dramatically. I mean. Why would you won't have to worry about going to parties for finding him for contributions and small contributors which is basically what you get. Parties practiced and it. Its size. Medium size us. It again in equity and ten million dollars. We've got. The entire US sat. In ways that has never really happened before been done before and I think you're you're stating exactly right. And so we can have its. We could have this unlimited it's because this microphone is brought to you by the citizens vs -- the -- I'm. But at and at and by the you know another thing about this are so many aspects of it. They set it up they shut him -- they made a movie about Hillary Clinton not because whichever going to be used for a political campaign. But they set it up so they can take to the Supreme Court so that they could get McCain Feingold. Were abolished reversed so. All I can say is I grieve right now. For the average citizen the average voter. And frankly a both Republican and Democrat parties but that was one reason why you're seeing dramatic increase in independent voters. Now on my state is about 13 13 13. Is because people think that the parties don't matter anymore and by the way at parties are not attuned to. In many ways to the average citizen but that's some story for another day. But this kind of money. Corrupts the process and then when you're talking about seeking this kind of money the temptations are incredibly well.

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Political parties disappearing in face of Super PACs - The Trail

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 02:07