NBC Warns: SCOTUS 'Opens the Door Even Wider for Unlimited Money in Politics'

'And you thought there was already too much money in politics. Fasten your seat belts'

NBC Warns: Supreme Court 'Opens the Door Even Wider for Unlimited Money in Politics' (NewsBusters)

On Thursday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander decried Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down some campaign finance restrictions: "So just consider this, in just twelve year from the 2000 elections to those in 2012, total campaign spending in this country doubled from $3 billion to $6.3 billion. And the Supreme Court ruling now opens the door even wider for unlimited money in politics that has obviously already skyrocketed."

Alexander assumed viewers agreed with that liberal narrative: "And you thought there was already too much money in politics. Fasten your seat belts. From now on, there's gonna be a whole lot more. The Supreme Court struck down a decades-old campaign law..."

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