Politics as rich man’s sport

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September 27, 2011
Center for a Stateless Society
by David D'Amato  
Posted in Commentary

"Presumably, that is, judging from the terms of the debate, we’re all supposed to implicitly recognize that politicians are corrupt to the bone, susceptible to purchase and sale like the judges and politicians Don Corleone carried in his pocket. Nevertheless, despite both this acknowledged fact and all of the eager cries for reform, for preventing corporate greed from shaping public policy, no one ever questions the hallowed assumption that we need people in positions of power and influence at all." (09/25/11)


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