More importantly, it isn't an attempt to get MONEY out of politics, it is an attempt to get non-establishment MEDIA money out of politics.
All this does is turn politics back over to Time Warner, Fox, Disney, etc, who own the news stations and papers, and out of the hands of the People.
"We don't want your money in politics... but would you like to buy our news station?"
All that they did here was run a statistical analysis on the same flawed, "adjusted" data that Mann used on his initial "hide the decline" fraud. Even if the math here is sound, it doesn't matter because it is all based on deeply flawed, horribly bad data.
Garbage in, garbage out.
Users are met with a message stating that OKCupid would prefer no one access their site with Mozilla software.
You know, Mozilla could easily make that happen.
America, the UN, and the EU are not going to sanction Russia. They simply aren't. They are no more sanctionable than America is.
Not only can they easily get around pretty much any sanction, the act of sanctioning them is still an Act of War under international law, which would give Putin a casus belli to invade even more countries, which he is obviously itching for.
The troops are on the field. The question is simply how well dug-in does Russia get to be in Crimea before they launch their attack.
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment." -- Richard P. Feynman