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Letter: Question that we weren’t asked during election

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 11:54 p.m. CDT

To the Editor:

Thank you for the fine coverage of the recent election. One thing I would like to have seen on the ballot is: “QUESTION: Should the United States Constitution be amended to establish that regulating political contributions and spending is not equivalent to limiting freedom of speech, by stating that only human beings – not corporations, unions or PACs – are entitled to constitutional rights?”

The people of Eau Claire County, Wis., had that to vote on. I’m sad that the people of DeKalb County did not.

Jack Bennett

DeKalb

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