Colbert on the Impending Campaign Finance Armageddon

| Wed Sep. 16, 2009 9:36 AM EDT

You may have heard that corporations are people, people have the right to free speech, money is speech, and therefore campaign finance restrictions are unconstitutional. That's basically why the totally-non-activist conservative majority on John Roberts' Supreme Court might decide to throw out 100 years of precedent and just let corporations pour unlimited amounts of money into election campaigns. Stephen Colbert breaks it down for you:

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