On Democracy, Did Our Highest Court Ignore Its Strongest Argument?

Americans end up with the right to speak but zero right to be heard

Free speech… if you can afford the megaphone! (Photo: Mike Keefe InToon.com)

Americans may disagree about many things, but most of us come together in loathing the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United. We know it helped degrade our democracy as it opened the floodgates to independent, corporate campaign spending and enabled additional rulings that have led to…