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The permanent election industry (consultants, lobbyists, media, pollsters, etc) makes too much money from the present system to want to see it changed.

was there ever a more parasitic, useless caste in history?

amusing to think the whole phenomenon was a luxurious excess, that future societies would do well to heed as warning.

as in carved in stone in every village square...

don't blindly trust treasurers!

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Sep 19th, 2008 at 04:48:41 PM EST
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