The New Gilded Age: Close To Half Of All Super PAC #Money Comes From 50 Donors


The last period political wealth was so concentrated was in 1896. Corporations and banking moguls backed McKinley, the Republican candidate, and outspent Democratic rival William Jennings Bryan.
“The peak of the system for tapping corporations and rich people came in the McKinley campaign” I think that would be an equivalent.” Michael Malbin, executive director of the nonpartisan Campaign Finance Institute