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Dems Support Speech Suppression Act of 2022

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Nice reputation ya got there. It’d be a shame if anything happened to it.

That’s the spirit and the mob mentality behind the DISCLOSE Act, the Democrats’ latest effort to suppress the speech of their political opponents. This hardy perennial was trotted out once again this week by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, ostensibly to rid campaigns of the “evil scourge of dark money.”

As Joe Biden ominously intoned on Tuesday, “Right now, advocacy groups can run ads on issues attacking or supporting a candidate right until Election Day without exposing who’s paying for that ad.”

The bill, which is sponsored by one of the Senate’s dimmest bulbs, Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse, requires groups that talk about political issues to disclose all donors who contribute more than $10,000 to their cause within a two-year cycle. All groups that conduct issue advocacy and mention a candidate would be covered, and that includes those who mention federal judicial nominees.

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