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Caliman73

(11,766 posts)
7. How is that not illegal?
Thu May 9, 2024, 01:57 PM
May 9

I know this is rhetorical question in part, because I know it is legal because the wealthy people help to write the rules so that they can continue to buy politicians and policy.

In a functioning representative democracy, however, this should be completely illegal. It is a straight up bribe, or extortion however you look at it.

"Give me a billion dollars and I will gut regulations that will give you hundreds of billions of dollars once I am in power". That is straight up quid pro quo.

Money needs to be out of politics now.

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