The Washington Times: Candidates’ super PAC footage tests spirit of campaign finance laws


Lawrence M. Noble, of the Campaign Legal Center, which has filed complaints with the FEC against some of the candidates, thinks the campaigns are violating the law.

“We are being asked to suspend disbelief because it doesn’t make any sense,” Mr. Noble said. “This is not a situation where they are claiming this is footage they shot for anything else. This is a situation where he clearly sat down for this ad. The only purpose for this would be for a campaign.”

“It is very hard to see how it is legal, unless you accept the argument that she totally was not thinking about running for office,” he said of Ms. Fiorina’s documentary. “It is kind of like watching a science fiction movie. You have to put aside reality.”

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