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  •  Because our political system communicates (0+ / 0-)

    via television advertising and commercialized, for-profit media. Decent people who run for office get dragged down by the need to raise absurd sums of cash to "communicate" with voters via 15-second blasts of BS and branding. If only voters were not trapped in commercial culture and had some time and energy to actually think about issues, and how government affects their lives...

    "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

    by Alice in Florida on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 09:04:13 PM PST

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