Argument: Opponents of anonymous campaign ads are just clinging to power

Issue Report: Funding transparency for TV issue ads in elections


Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Democrats were playing “pure politics” in trying to stop opponents from criticizing Democratic policies. “They’re trying to rig the system to their advantage. That’s it. It’s quite simple.”[1]

Americans for Prosperity Vice President Phil Kerpen said in 2010: “Democrats right now just aren’t in a good position and because their policies have failed, they’re trying to shoot the messenger.”[2]