When You Give to Them, They Do Whatever the Hell You Want Them To Do

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A few journalists actually doing their job have given us a chilling portrait of a post-Citizens-United American democracy  where elections and power are lost or won more by corporate cash than political leadership. The Guardian's unprecedented look at 1,500 sealed documents in the longstanding John Doe investigation of Scott Walker's alleged campaign finance violations, and a Newsweek analysis of murky, global, largely ignored Trump Organization connections that would make him the most ethically conflicted president in history, tell us all we need to know about the pay-to-play democracy that Bernie Sanders and so many more have justly warned us about.

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