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Be cautious of Super PAC ads


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 04, 2014

~~<p>It's one thing to lament the influence of money in politics, to bemoan the power of Super PACs that besmirch candidates first and apologize later &mdash; long after they've flooded a race with cash and the candidate they prefer has prevailed.</p>
<p>Beyond complaining about the threat to democracy, voters who care about having a fair and transparent campaign-finance system must take the necessary steps to blunt this Super PAC influence, as overwhelming as that influence may seem at times.</p>
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It's one thing to lament the influence of money in politics, to bemoan the power of Super PACs that besmirch candidates first and apologize later — long after they've flooded a race with cash and the candidate they prefer has prevailed.

Beyond complaining about the threat to democracy, voters who care about having a fair and transparent campaign-finance system must take the necessary steps to blunt this Super PAC influence, as overwhelming as that influence may seem at times. Login for more...



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