Today – total SuperPAC spending this election cycle is set to top $100 million dollars – more proof that the oligarchs are trying to buy this year’s elections. The general election has just barely started, and already outside spending this time around has dwarfed previous election years.
In 2008 – total outside spending at this point was just $31 million dollars – Romney’s SuperPAC alone has beaten that number already. And this year’s spending has passed all the outside spending in the 2004 election – even with all the swift boat ads against John Kerry that year. Of the $100 million spent - more than 90% of it has come from corporations, millionaires, and billionaires supporting the Republican Party.
This year will be the ultimate test of people power versus money power. That’s why it’s so crucial to stay organized and active over the next several months.