Is it just me, or does it just sound like our politicians are just using their major speeches as commercials?
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/ … 1Y20120124
The moment a politician believes that the government's mission is to oversee the economy and create jobs, then naturally he will act as an advocate for certain industries. Jobs depend on consumers, after all. And his entire constituency can be seen as one big consumer.
To me that is what campaigning has turned into. A big commercial VOTE FOR ME!
It is ridiculous. It's all about degrading their opponents and tooting their own horn. It's one long self-promoting commericial mixed with a little slander of the others.
by rhamson 8 years ago
With politics headed its own way once again after an election the opposition wishes to offer Sarah Palin as the answer. Is it time the American people stopped swallowing the warmed over platforms and knee jerk issues and took the country back from the Banks and Big Business?
by India Arnold 6 years ago
Why don't politicians stick to representing their constituency anymore?
by Ashok Goyal 5 years ago
What is the difference between a politician and a diplomat?
by lady_love158 7 years ago
http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUST … 309?ca=rdtThis is bad news for Obama! He's losing indepents in droves! It will take more than the black vote to reelect him this time and I don't envision it getting better for him. He's toast thank God and America will soon be back on the right...
by marinealways24 9 years ago
With all of the political hidden agenda, we never truly know what politicians have our best interest in mind. Should all politicians be required to take lie detector tests before and during office?
by Josak 4 years ago
Some thoughts:No campaign contributions allowed all campaigns are funded by a tiny flat tax every party receives a given amount to publicize their views so long as they can get say 50 000 party members. Yearly full IRS audit for all major elected officials.A limit on legal fees for any court case...
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