October 11, 2010
Brad Smith Responds to My Slate Piece
Here. To be clear, my proposal for random auditing would apply only to groups that engage in making independent expenditures and/or electioneering communications on a large scale, and subject to an as-applied exemption for groups that could be subject to government or other harassment. In addition, the information of the audits would not be made public, except when illegality is discovered.