The Thumb on the Scale

The Supreme Court decision on Citizens United aggravated an already skewed election system and turned loose a vehicle for supercharged political influence, fueled by money, delivered over public media and capable of overwhelming representative elections and replacing them with rigged contests designed to saturate legislatures and executive agencies with agents obliged to further the interests and power of a few elite.

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Married, 2 children, retired, enjoying unstructured time: "And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass." ~ Emily Dickinson
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One Response to The Thumb on the Scale

  1. philebersole says:

    That just about sums it up.

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