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“Dark Wizards for a Better America” Super PAC

Even if you aren’t a Harry Potter fan, McSweeney’s has a hilarious article called “In Hindsight, Maybe We Shouldn’t Have Let Lord Voldemort Start His Own Super PAC”. Here’s just a short quote from it:

I’m not saying that Super PACs are inherently evil or anything. After all, look how that Citizens United case turned out—even the Supreme Court figured that well-funded special interest groups ought to have a constitutionally protected right to inject extreme sums of money into the political process. I mean, every American has that right, don’t they?

It just seems like under the old rules, Voldemort had a slightly harder time bending Congress to his infernal will. Campaign finance regulations used to place a cap on individual contributions, and the identity of each donor had to be logged with the FEC—so even He-Who-Must-Not Be-Named had to be, you know, named.


One Comment

  1. Arthanyel wrote:

    ROFL – and unfortunately entirely too accurate.

    Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Permalink