Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Progressives Getting Super Angry About Hillary's Super PAC Hypocrisy

At a meeting with financial supporters last week presumptive Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton vowed to only put forth Supreme Court nominees who are committed to overturning the 2010 Citizens United ruling. Despite that pledge Ms Clinton has decided to personally raise money for a super PAC supporting her campaign, a move that is bringing criticism from the left who see the move as further proof that former Secretary of State doesn't their progressive values.

Ironically the Citizens United case which opened the political funding floodgates was created by a Hillary2008 campaign objection to commercials for anti-Hillary movie to air on Direct-TV in 2008.

According to CNN, "liberal activists determined to use the Democratic primary to pressure Clinton to embrace a progressive agenda say the idea of the former secretary of state personally wooing the wealthiest class of donors runs counter to the populist rhetoric she's employed this year