The Washington Times: John Kasich says he can’t do anything about mudslinging super PAC ads


“The super PAC system has so distorted the whole campaign finance field that you’re seeing these very odd situations,” said Lawrence M. Noble, general counsel at the Campaign Legal Center. “The fact that a candidate would say ‘I disagree with what the super PAC is doing’ is not a problem [if] they’re publicly saying it.”

“It gets very odd when you’ve worked with a super PAC prior to your candidacy, which we think, frankly, compromised the independence of the super PAC, and you help give them material that they’ll later use for ads, and then further down the line start saying you disagree with what the super PAC is doing,” Mr. Noble said.

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