NBC Warns: Supreme Court 'Opens the Door Even Wider for Unlimited Money in Politics'

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<p><em>More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2014/04/03/nbc-warns-supreme-…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</em></p><p>On Thursday's NBC <em>Today</em>, White House correspondent Peter Alexander decried Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down some campaign finance restrictions: "So just consider this, in just twelve year from the 2000 elections to those in 2012, total campaign spending in this country doubled from $3 billion to $6.3 billion. <strong>And the Supreme Court ruling now opens the door even wider for unlimited money in politics that has obviously already skyrocketed."</strong><br /><br />Alexander assumed viewers agreed with that liberal narrative: <strong>"And you thought there was already too much money in politics. Fasten your seat belts.</strong> From now on, there's gonna be a whole lot more. The Supreme Court struck down a decades-old campaign law..."</p>

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