May 6, 2003

Buying the Office

Do you believe that the national elections are important, that the US President is elected by the voters? I do, but after some recent reading I am having some second thoughts and I am not happy about it. First, Craig Cheslog discusses an article in the Miami Herald. As Craig says

Our electoral system is ill-served by a process that allows fundraising to so limit the field before a single vote is cast. It wrongly leaves the determination of the party's presidential nominees to a small number of fundraisers.
Rick Dement at The Rant picks up the thread
is there anyone out there who truly believes that democracy is not being negatively impacted by the influence of big money and the constant pressure to rise funds?
Read both posts, read the article.

Posted by Steve on May 6, 2003
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