Former Republican presidential nominee John McCain says he’s “worried” that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who reportedly may contribute up to $100 million in support of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney, and others could have an undue influence on elections as a result of the Supreme…
Obama reneged on campaign promises to to run on public money when he outraised McCain. He has 0 credibility or mandate on campaign finance.
I actually agree, although I’m still endorsing Obama in 2012. Apart from the credibility issue, though, I’m challenged to think of something specific he could actually do to make money less influential in elections. An executive order to… do what, exactly? As a voter and an Obama supporter, I’d be furious if his campaign simply stopped accepting the kinds of donations that are suspect because it’s quite important for him to get re-elected.
This is way, way outside my area of expertise, so really, if he can do something unilaterally, reblog and tell me how wrong I am.