Politicians as Whores or Pimps?

Thought of the day comes from Washington’s Blog: Politicians are wholly bought and paid for. As famed trend forecaster Gerald Celente writes in the currentTrends Journal: Politics today is little more than legalized prostitution. While a streetwalker gets busted for selling her body to a john, politicians get rewarded with campaign contributions for selling their souls to a corporation or lobbyist. With all [...]

Politicians – Whores or Pimps?

Image by dreamsjung via Flickr That is an interesting question. I could argue either way, probably quite comfortably. A pretty convincing argument is made in favor of pimps by Don Boudreaux, Chairman of the GMU Economics Department. He concludes with the following: Yet Americans continue to imagine that the typical representative or senator is an upstanding citizen, a human being [...]