"President Obama, seeking to mend fences with big New York donors to the Democratic Party, came to New York to headline three back-to-back fund-raisers on Wednesday night, casting his re-election campaign as the next step in the effort to speed up the economic recovery. This is what is at the core of our economic problems.
“People are worried about the future of the American dream,” Mr. Obama told some 60 donors who paid up to $35,800 a plate to be part of the first scheduled event, a dinner party with the president at the Manhattan home of Jon S. Corzine, the former governor of New Jersey", New York Times, April 28, 2011
Our politicans are for sale and they have no shame as to where they get the money.
In a free market, the sale of politicians is also free (no restrictions, other than price). What else would you expect?ReplyDelete
Until we remove the profit motive from the political process be implementing publicly funded elections, all arguments about government are pointless. The entire system is for sale to the highest bidder, Democrat, Republican, or otherwise.ReplyDelete