Here’s a piece that decries all the “big money” that goes to fund the conventions.  (“Convention Cash More Controversial Than Ever.”)

I share much of the dismay.

But the author might have noted that it was the Republican justices whose 5-4 McCutcheon ruling removed the “aggregate” limit on federal campaign contributions.* The Republican-controlled Congress that killed public funding of the core convention expenses.  The Republican Congress that multiplied 24-fold what donors can give the party committees (10-fold in the case of RNC and DNC plus 7-fold each in the case of the Senate and House campaign committees.)

Just saying.

Click here.

*Uncapping the arguably-already-too-large $123,200 ceiling per individual for the 2015-2016 cycle so that it effectively exceeds $5 million.

 

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