Ed Markey

Ed Markey: Dred Scott = Citizen’s United



Aren’t you kidding me?

In a campaign appearance on Tuesday, Representative Ed Markey (D., Mass.), one of the front-runners in the race for John Kerry’s former Senate seat, compared the Citizens United Supreme Court decision on campaign finance to the pro-slavery ruling in Dred Scott: ”The Constitution must be amended. The Dred Scott decision had to be repealed; we have to repeal Citizens United, otherwise democracy as we know it will be in danger.”

Maybe Republican and former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown should reconsider……