Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Scalia: The law in its majestic equality allows rich and poor to make unlimited campaign contributions

Are Scalia and Ginsburg REALLY friends? - gwc
Conservative Justices Signal Dismantling Of Campaign Donation Limits:
Talking Points Memo on McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, argued today.
The questioning of attorneys gave way to a moment of sparring between justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Scalia, who are good friends despite their profound ideological differences.
"Whose expression is at stake when most people couldn't even come near the limit?" asked Ginsburg. Scalia retorted, with his famous jolt of sarcasm, "I assume a law that only prohibits the speech of two percent of the country is okay.

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