What do you think about limiting campaign spending? (especially for TV ads)
Why not just use the Internet? Most people fast forward through TV commercials anyway. Debates are good, and so are personal appearances -- but the amount spent on TV ads... a waste. Ideas?
I think its a good thought. When you hear how much money is wasted on campaigns it is sickening...but I don't see them ever limiting the number. Someone would cry a violation of their rights or financial discrimination.
So unfortunately I think we are stuck with it.
I think campaign spending has gotten way out of hand and allows those with the most money to gain an advantage over their opponents. It doesn't always work, but it does force both sides to spend too much.
I also think we should have term limits. If we could have that, the campagin spending would become self limiting.
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