Do you think US politicians could survive with half of their Congressional pay and benefits?
Considering the top 25 are worth between $50 Million and $450 Million....
Of course they could, but they won't. There is definitely a disconnect with the elected officials and what the rest of us have to deal with. Sad but I don't see it changing.
It's their wives or husbands who have the money. Politicians are just deadbeats who married rich people in order to afford to run for office.
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