The Real Winner In Wisconsin: Citizens United
As Greg Sargent writes, this is a wake-up call for Democrats, unions and the left.
Indeed, one way of thinking about tonight’s results is that they say at least as much about Citizens United, and the ways it has empowered opponents of organized labor, as they do about the very real decline of union power. An analysis by the Center for Public Integrity found that Walker outraised his vanquished opponent Tom Barrett by nearly eight to one, and that outside groups supporting Walker vastly outspent unions, thanks to Citizens United.Click here for reuse options!
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