My friend Damon Circosta, executive director on the N.C. Center for Voter Education, gets an A for effort but an F for persuasiveness.
The logic goes over my head.
Why is a candidate taking public funds any less likely to commit a reporting error than a candidate taking individual and PAC contributions?
I hope Damon will enlighten me.
As I’ve blogged before, I understand that public-financing supporters are well-intentioned – and right to be concerned about corruption in today’s system. But if President Obama had used public financing, he couldn’t have competed in North Carolina.
There is a case to be made for public financing. I just down see how this is it.