Campaign Coordination

Stephen Colbert shows what’s wrong with the idea that SuperPACs don’t/can’t coordinate with the candidates, in a legal discussion with John McCain advisor, Trevor Potter:

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Bill Moyers

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Need a primer on Citizens United? This is a good place to start!

This 8 minute video from “The Story of Stuff” is a great introduction to the history and current status of money in our politics and what we can do about it.

Sometimes it takes a comic or two to show the absurdities of our world. Watch  Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, and former John McCain 2008 Presidential Campaign advisor Trevor Potter discuss the complicated legalese of SuperPACs and the fuzzy borders of “Campaign Coordination.”

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Indecision 2012 – Colbert Super PAC – Coordination Resolution with Jon Stewart – The Colbert Report – 2012-12-01 – Video Clip | Comedy Central