Another round of elections, another chance to relearn an old lesson: Money does not buy elections. This time, Politico learns that “In six of the most hotly contested GOP primary contests this cycle, the best funded candidate lost.”   That money does not buy elections is a fact that has been borne out time and […]

The Washington Post reported yesterday that the world was not flat. Actually, the Post reported something just as obvious: Money doesn’t buy elections.   The Post, using information from the Center for Responsive Politics, reports that “out of 58 candidates who used $500,000 or more of their money on federal races in 2010, fewer than […]