What’s Wrong with this Picture?

February 25th, 2011

Public-sector collective bargaining is unhealthy and distorts democracy because it enables workers to influence the government which negotiates with them; but

Unlimited and secret corporate political campaign contributions are necessary to democracy because they enable corporations to influence the government which regulates them.

And I would add, “that negotiates with them over what those regulations should be.”

via New Directions in GOP Political Economy « The Reality-Based Community.

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