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A few more thoughts about big money in politics

Yesterday I did a little reading and learned that money can’t really buy elections. But when it’s evaluated and facts are set out, it becomes complicated. Not because money can buy elections (it can’t), but because so much money is … Continue reading

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Where is the proof that money can buy elections?

Yesterday I was talking to my cousin Thomas, a resolute pessimist, about the upcoming election. He asked, “Is there any hope?” I’m afraid I snapped at him. (Optimists can snap, you know. We don’t bite but we snap.) His response … Continue reading

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Does Big Dark Money buy elections?

Like a multitude of us, I’ve been worrying about this since Citizens United. But as I worked on How I Learned The Facts of Life, I picked up enough solid info so that I found myself backing away from what … Continue reading

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