The Super PAC Dilemma

Thursday, July 17, 2014

I find it very interesting when I read Weston Wamp's response to Congressman Chuck Fleischmann's statement concerning Super PACs. Mr. Fleischmann pointed out the fact that Mr. Wamp was once very critical of Super PACs in a prior campaign, yet now seems to welcome Super PAC donations when it benefits him.  

Personally, I agree with the majority (conservative justices) of the Supreme Court that limiting Super Political Action Committees spending power would limit free speech thus violating the 1st Amendment. I am just uncertain now on what Mr. Wamp believes concerning this issue. I read his statement, but it is unsatisfactory in my opinion.  

I would also like Mr. Fleischmann to clearly state his opinion on this issue also. We all know that actions speak louder than words. If one condemns a Super PAC, but then refuses to denounce them when they favor you, what is that called? 

Montague Hicks III
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