RepublicLiar of the Day: Newt Gingrich

Yesterday on NPR, the former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the 60-year-old law that put caps on corporate and union spending on campaigns was a victory “for the middle class.”

What?

In what world does a ruling that will allow corporate donations to dwarf the donations of regular Americans become a “victory of the middle class”?

Fact is, yesterday’s ruling gives Gingrich hope that he can make a run for The White House as a fully-owned subsidiary of oil companies and banks:

I do think this ruling makes it easier for, you know, pro-free enterprise conservatives who are critical of government to acquire the resources to take on very, very wealthy liberals who want to buy seats.

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