It’s one thing for Iowans to tolerate the secret money provocateurs whose barrage of attacks demeans our elections, caucuses and voters.
It’s another thing to warmly invite them to the state.
Rep. Steve King is partnering with Citizens United – yes, that Citizens United — whose Supreme Court case opened the floodgates of secret money determining — not just influencing — Iowa’s elections. Need proof? More than $40 million was spent in advertising for the recent Iowa Senate election. Outside special interest groups provided more than 80 percent of that.