The Buying of the Presidency

78% of Americans Want Citizens United Overturned—So Why Does the Media Never Cover It?

 

alternet.org – Makenzie Murphy

Once again, what we people care about and what gets covered are two totally different things.

A recent Bloomberg poll showing 78 percent of Americans in favor of overturning the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling received no coverage on national nightly news programs for ABC, CBS, NBC or PBS, nor Sunday morning political talk shows on ABC, FOX, or NBC. The court decision is once again having an enormous impact on the presidential election, with hundreds of millions of dollars expected to be raised and funneled into political super PACs through 2016.

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