“First of all, Snowden probably shouldn’t have done what he did. But the fact of the matter is I don’t see how that compromises the security of this country whatsoever. And quite frankly, it helps people like me become aware of a situation that I wasn’t aware of before because I don’t sit on that Intelligence Committee.”
In a two-paragraph opinion, the Supreme Court refused to revisit CitizensUnited and ruled 5-4 that Montana’s 100-year-old law limiting corporate campaign contributions was invalid, reversing the Montana Supreme Court. Twenty-two other states had joined with Montana.
So efforts to restrict corporate spending in local and state elections have failed.
The case was AmericanTraditionPartnership, Inc. v. Bullock.