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Jackpine Radical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-25-05 09:01 PM
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A simpler way to run elections...
First, remove all campaign contribution limits. Then let the candidates collect as much money as possible. Sell the office to the highest bidder. Use the proceeds from the sale of the various offices to fund the government.

That's pretty much the way it works now, except that the TV empires get all the campaign $$ instead of the treasury. The outcome would be the same, in that the Pugs would always win, but at least they could reduce the deficit a little bit.
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