Article: Jimmy Carter on Campaign Finance Reform, and A Pardon for Snowden?

FlipboardCoverThe DΨvil in the dΨtail: “[…] This massive infusion of almost unrestricted money going into the political campaign, a lot of it is spent just on negative commercials to tear down the reputation of your opponent and that polarization that occurs, that didn’t exist when I ran for office,” said President Jimmy Carter in an interview with The Washington Post.

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Carter’s grandson, Jason, is currently running for governor in Georgia, and Carter said the amount of money being poured into that race is hurting as well.

Carter also elaborated on comments he made recently to The Washington Post, in which he said he would consider pardoning Edward Snowden under certain circumstances.

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