In a world of super PACs, Mitt Romney rules
Allies moved fastest to exploit new system
The story behind the formation and extraordinary growth of Restore Our Future provides a window into understanding how super PACs are changing American politics. It is a story that begins with Romney’s failed 2008 campaign - followed by an epiphany by three of Romney’s former top aides who created Restore Our Future. A public interest group, Democracy 21, recently asked the Justice Department to investigate what it called “illegal coordination’’ between Romney’s campaign and the Super PAC.