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A Modest Proposal to INCREASE Money in Politics [LM]

June 14, 2012


  • With the Supreme Court decision in Citizens’ United,
  • With the Republican insistance that politicians be bought by secret donors,
  • And with Sheldon Adelson contributing $100 million to Republicans — one man donating 30 times what Obama could garner in 6 fundraisers,

it’s time to concede that our democracy is bought and sold.
With all due deference to Jonathan Swift,
it’s time to surrender.
If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.
So here’s a proposal for how
to increase the role of money in politics.

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