“The Best Democracy Money Can Buy”

I was 5 weeks out of the country and somewhat removed from the heat of the upcoming midterm elections. Since a week I’m exposed to its full blow propaganda machine and it is really awful to see how special interest groups mainly sponsored by corporations try to manipulate the outcome to their favor.

Our editor from west of the Atlantic is back in the United States and speaks about the recent political circumstances.

Read more of his thoughts after the jump/below…

On top somebody like Meg Whitman has no scruples to invest about 150 Million Dollar of her private money to convince or rather buy people to be elected as the next Governor of California. Considering that she is a former CEO of EBAY, I assume that she thinks this investment will pay off as well. For somebody, who never went to vote during the last 30 years a remarkable interpretation what democracy means.




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