Campaign Funding Reform
maule at LAW.VILLANOVA.EDU
Wed Feb 7 21:58:09 PST 2001
Why do you presume the corruption is produced by the contribution? The contribution provides a temptation. Temptations exist to be resisted or followed, which is a decision resting with the temptee. It takes two to tango, or something like that.
And contributions can be rejected, of course, by those holding to higher principle.
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>>> gary-allison at UTULSA.EDU 02/07/01 04:55PM >>>
How about a two word illustration of the corruption produced by unlimited
soft money contributions to political parties: Mark Rich.
At 12:29 PM 2/7/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>I was wondering if any supporters of campaign funding reform on this list
>would be willing to articulate the rationale as to how a ban on soft money
>-- defined as unlimited contributions to political parties -- would not
>violate the First Amendment.
>House Judiciary Committee
>362 Ford House Office Building
>Washington, D.C. 20515
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