I am not run for “campaign finance reform.” The Citizen Equality Act is about equality.
And why wouldn’t one run for the one thing this so called “representative democracy” doesn’t have: a representative democracy? We won’t get any of the things Bernie or anyone is talking about until we fix this democracy first. So why can’t we have an election about that? It won’t take much to show people how everything, ultimately, links to this core failing. And it isn’t a failing that fixed by appointing a different Supreme Court. Liberals have to stop viewing the Court as Superman/woman, and start engaging the democracy about the values a democracy needs to embrace. I think this value — the equality of citizens — is one of those values, and I know that if it were part of this democracy, sane policy would be possible.