When I look at all the money the Chamber of Commerce and Karl Rove gave to the Republicans, it’s hard to believe that so many Democrats survived it. Even in the House races, the Democrats got half a million more votes than the Republicans. I’m glad the corporate money didn’t bring more tangible victories because they might be less inclined to spend their money on politics in the future. But I think it is wrong to argue that the money didn’t have any effect. I believe Obama would have been able to campaign in more states if he hadn’t been getting blasted with Super PAC money in the battlegrounds. I think our victories would have been bigger in the House if we didn’t have to compete with unlimited corporate cash.
What do you think?