Maddow: U.S. Democracy Is Being Bought By a Tiny Minority (Including the Kochs)

Last night Rachel Maddow discussed the out-of-control campaign spending by a tiny majority of wealthy Americans -- including, notably, the Koch brothers, who intend to give more than $200 million to conservative groups before the 2012 election. "Who has that kind of huge huge huge money to spend on politics these days?" Maddow asks. "And why have we given those people control of our democracy?" Very good question!

Watch her discuss this sobering issue, with a little help from Stephen Colbert, right here:

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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at October 14, 2011, 7:17am