Arizona Republic: Fighting for Dark Money is an Attack on Democracy

Fighting for dark money is an attack on democracy

Opinion by Sandra Givens

Columnist Laurie Roberts reported the Goldwater Institute's statement that it is "fighting back against the enemies of free speech." Nothing could be further from the truth.

These funds are called "dark money" for a reason. The contributors are hiding their involvement in trying to buy whatever entities they support with their contributions. Contributions are often funneled from one source to another so the original source is hidden in the dark.

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