McCain-Feingold Victory is a Victory for Free Speech

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, overturned restrictions on corporate political expenditures.

A divided Supreme Court struck down decades-old limits on corporate political expenditures, potentially reshaping the 2010 election landscape by permitting businesses and unions to spend freely on commercials for or against candidates.

Please, don’t take this is a corporatist post. What this really is is a victory for free speech. Individuals have free speech, and by extension, so do groups of individuals — and that includes corporations.

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