It may seem like a silly analogy, but it makes a very serious point about the U.S. election process.
The point being made is that even though U.S. citizen's make the final choice in General elections - they only get to choose from choices determined by a group of "Lesters"
"There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens" - Lawrence Lessig
Weird, Im watching a ted talk right now. I have to watch this one, thanks.
The Lesterland Anology is in other words saying, 98% of the National wealth is owned by 2% of the citizens. I wonder can wealth really be the root of the evil in politics?.
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