Super PACs Are Super-Fly! ProPublica Rocks an Explanation of Unrestricted Cash
Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert -- not to mention much of the news media -- there still seems to be some widespread confusion about how exactly super PACs work, and how they came into being. Recently, investigative journalism website ProPublica and educational music company Explainer Music took the Schoolhouse Rock tack, creating "Oh, Super PACs," a 1970s Super Fly-style video that explains how super PACs are funded. Take a listen:
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