RNC considers selling TV rights of presidential primary debates

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    So?
     
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    WTF... what do you mean "so"??? This can neither be legal nor ethical!
     
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    I suspect it's both legal and ethical; avarice being a traditional Republican value. That said a 'debate' by the Republican pols in waiting might rival a show on Discovery filming grass grow.
     
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    And this would be different from obtaining funds thru fund raisers etc how??

    I don't care if the DEMs or REPs or Greens or whatever party does this..
     
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    What on earth would be illegal or unethical about this?
     
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    The RNC is in debt. They want/need the money.
     
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    "Larry Noble, an election law attorney with Skadden, Arps, described it as a "novel" concept but also said it raises a "serious question" as to whether it is even "possible under the law" to make such a payment beyond the federal contribution limits. Federal law caps an individual's and a political action committee's annual donation to a national party committee at $30,800."

    How could it possibly be legal when the millions of dollars paid to the RNC for programming would be far above $30,800?
     
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    Who isn't in debt?
     

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