Democrats and their left-wing, government-knows-best allies are up in arms over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week weakening Washington’s control over political speech. The hysterical roar of their outrage is a gauge of how badly they fear their ideas will do under the rigorous examination that full and unfettered debate allows.

The court ruled unconstitutional limits on how many candidates and political committees to whom an individual could contribute money.

Various Democrats and liberals whipped themselves into a frenzy, shrieking that the super rich would henceforth buy our elections.

Perhaps it’s time to let a little dispassionate history intrude into their delirium. For example, Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson threw nearly $100 million into the 2012 campaign behind Republican presidential candidates. President Barack Obama won re-election handily.

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