Times: More Reform, Please

A Times editorial endorses more campaign finance reforms today.

In its 2003 [McConnell] ruling, the Supreme Court declared that McCain-Feingold’s limits on soft money were a permissible means “to confine the ill effects of aggregated wealth on” national politics. The courts should reaffirm that well-reasoned decision — and Mr. Obama and Congress should get to work fixing the current badly flawed, out-of-date campaign finance system.

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