Standing in front of the U.S. Capitol, filmmaker and author Michael Moore told MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan that until there’s a constitutional amendment that removes money from politics, “we’re doomed.” While his critics love to claim he’s sensational, Moore’s social and political commentary is usually ahead of the curve and usually spot on. In this case, we couldn’t agree more.
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“Everybody out there needs to tell anybody running for public office, ‘I will not vote for you unless you support a constitutional amendment removing money out of politics,’ ” Moore said.