Editorial: Hypocrites United: In the spirit of Citizens United, documentarians release 'Totally Under Control'; more power to them

In 2008, a conservative nonprofit organization, Citizens United, tried releasing its anti-Hillary Clinton documentary “Hillary: The Movie.” It was set to air as video on demand close to a key Democratic presidential primary — except that was banned under the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, usually called McCain-Feingold, as “electioneering communication.”In a 5-4 decision in 2010, the Supreme Court would hold that no law could constitutionally prevent Citizens United from airing its documentary or advertising it. The First Amendment’s protections of free speech were a higher value, even if tha…

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