US election result a defeat for big money

The Democrats have said one of their top priorities is to overturn the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United as money has too much influence in politics.

They should be cheered by the election result.

Clinton spent $500 million to $250 million to Trump and lost.

And the evil Super PACs sent $190 million backing Clinton and only $60 million backing Trump – a 3:1 ratio and he won.

So they’ve proven that the impact of money on the outcome of elections is quite minor (which is different to zero).

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