The Election Industry vs. Democracy

by Steve Heikkila

HILLARY CLINTON & TIM KANE, DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (PHOTO CREDIT: LORIE SHAULL) CC BY-SA 4.0

The electorate is not too stupid or too tired to control the political system. It is merely too poor.”

In a post- political ‘marketplace’ where , ‘free’ speech has become remarkably expensive. According to The Center for Responsible Politics, a non-partisan money-in-politics watchdog group, the total cost of…