Dem Super PACs: Roll Over, GOP

Here comes the cavalry. A bit belated, perhaps, but deep-pocketed Democrats have decided it’s time to get serious in the dirty world of post–Citizens United campaign finance and have begun giving to liberal super PACs. Newsweb president Fred Eychaner has given $11 million to Democratic causes including $2 million to Priorities USA Action, which also received a $1 million check from George Soros. Democrats have long lagged behind Republicans in giving to the dark-money groups, and Priorities is expected to still fall short of its $100 million fundraising goal, but the late surge suggests a potential Romney win may have scared liberal donors into opening their wallets.