In an America, though, where the words ‘spend money to influence elections’ are increasingly spoken in same the ominous tones used to describe the actions of thieves and murderers, those who want to genuinely protect political speech are becoming distressingly rare. Many Democrats have fully jettisoned their historic support for free speech in the name of ‘equality of voice’–with numerous exceptions to that supposed equality principle, of course, for Oprah, the New York Times, actors, established political parties, and incumbent politicians.

The amendment went down to defeat in the Senate yesterday afternoon, but let us not forget the evil that Democrats attempted to inflict upon the most fundamental of Constitutional rights.

via Terrifying Senate Democrats Vote to Give Political Speech Less Protection than Pornography | Cato Institute.