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Citizens United and The Frailty of the Rich and Famous

June 8, 2012
Who imagined that fat cats are so fragile? That bigshot corporate titans, bold entrepreneurs, cutthroat hedge fund managers and muscle-bound political interest groups are in truth frail and dainty?
Well, they are not, of course. In American politics, the rich give as good as they get - or better.
But conservatives, flush with cash and casting about for a rationale to keep their donors secret, now argue that America's business tycoons are in fact delicate creatures, who would undergo emotional distress should the rabble discover that they're underwriting a particular cause or candidate.
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