Wednesday, May 26, 2004
TomPaine.com has published an op-ed that I wrote about the failures of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA). You can read the full piece here. Here's a small sampling:
BCRA may have banned unlimited party donations, but it set the new limits at amounts roughly double what donors were giving when facing no barriers at all. BCRA's hard-money figures may now serve more as a target toward which donors strive than a limit that constrains them in any meaningful way.