Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. wrote, 'We have made clear that Congress may not regulate contributions simply to reduce the amount of money in politics.'
The danger in the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Wednesday about campaign contributions comes not so much from the case in question but from the door the court's majority opened with its decision.
The door is likely to let in another flood of money that will swamp our elections and erode voters' power even more.
The court ruled 5-4 that limits on how much money an individual can give to federal candidates and political parties in total are unconstitutional. ...