Monday, January 25, 2010

Who exactly are those special interests?

In the wake of Citizens United v. FEC, much of the talk has centered on fears that special interests will take over the political process now that the Court has ruled that corporations get the same free speech rights as people. Especially in the context of the health care debate, we have heard accusations from both sides of the aisle that special interests have derailed the health care bill.

So who exactly are those special interests? Ross Douthat, an opinion columnist with the New York Times, offered a thought-provoking answer to that question in his op-ed column yesterday: us.

Check out his column here.

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