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Mike’s Big Money Politics: Staking Claims

November 18, 2007

Mike’s Big Money Politics: Staking Claims

In this installment, Mike helps Mike Gravel.

Recent events overseas have shown us how fragile Democracy can be. Aren’t we lucky to live in a county where the Military, the Media or other unelected institutions can’t interfere with free elections? A country where you don’t have to have lots of money to run for president? In America, anyone who can raise the filing fees can run a secret campaign for president.

That’s right. You only need lots of money to run for president if you want other citizens to know you’re running for president. That’s because our Constitution says that if you haven’t raised a million bucks then MSNBC and CNN don’t have to include you in the Presidential Debate Quiz Shows.

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