Carter says he thinks the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has “changed our political system from a democracy to an oligarchy. Money is now preeminent. I mean, it’s just gone to hell now.”

He says he believes that the nation’s “ethical and moral values” are still intact and that Americans eventually will “return to what’s right and what’s wrong, and what’s decent and what’s indecent, and what’s truthful and what’s lies.”

But, he says, “I doubt if it happens in my lifetime.”

Journalists Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan / Source: The Un-Celebrity President

Quoting Jimmy Carter, president on the Supreme Court decision (Citizen’s United, 2010) to allow unlimited corporate/special interests funding for political campaigns/elections.


 

 

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