"PACs came into being only after campaign finance limits were imposed during the 1970s," he said. "In one fell swoop, supporters of campaign finance laws have managed to supercharge the growth of super PACs while taking away the ability of average Americans to directly support the candidates who would actually take office in the people's service."
"The status quo has been created chiefly by the so-called political reformers and has had the perverse, but seemingly intended effect of protecting incumbents," Mr. McCutcheon said, adding that a system with fewer financial limits would allow more challengers to come out on top.
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