(Being able to) sell votes
eresrch at eskimo.com
Mon Nov 18 07:46:47 PST 2002
On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Adam Shostack wrote:
> Ross Perot demonstrated that you can buy your way into an election
> now. Maybe we should just admit that that's the case. Could it be
> worse than the unofficially sold elections and gerrymandered districts
> we have now?
I think it's pretty well demonstrated the person with the most money wins.
It would be a good way to build more respect for the dead, that's all :-)
Wouldn't change the outcome of any election, but it might improve the
living standards of those who least vote. At least for a day or so...
Patience, persistence, truth,
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