Why did 'Citizens United' pass as it is?

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dc2257
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I mean, couldn't they have allowed Hillary:The Movie to be shown and advertised without all the rest of the secret funding and other democracy-killing baggage?

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chilidog
That's what the plaintiff

That's what the plaintiff originally sought.  But then Roberts closed the debate and told the parties to come back later and they would argue whether any of these regulations on political speech are constitutional.

Judicial activism par excellence.