The dark money landscape is more than just direct spending, hundreds of millions more is being funneled through other kinds of groups that don’t fully disclose their donors.
A massive, culturally significant business can’t afford to stay on the sidelines of American politics and rather than waiting on a Hail Mary pass, the NFL takes control of their fate through lobbying and its PAC.
"Democratic leadership signs off on these events. The new class isn't having it."
Steve Bannon is back, almost – and is likely pulling Trump’s strings in his supposed feud with the Koch brothers.
"Your economy, rigged to redistribute wealth to the top."
But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.
In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.
Considering the money involved, we probably shouldn’t expect any further investigations to shine a light on the corrupting influence of these decadent absolute monarchies on American democracy.
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