I bet you can’t either. I can’t wait until this damn election is over. I’m sure all of us are drained from this ongoing political spectacle. The amount of attention and money spent on these campaigns are shameful. Think of all the people this money could have helped.
Paid off mortgages, bought people homes, established a basis for rebuilding our infrastructure or expanding research on clean energy to put people back to work. But to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on ads, for campaigning ? Unlimited amounts of money.
Oh and no disclosure or transparency on who the donors are. How very convenient. We can thank the supreme court for this. I find this despicable and a conflict of interest. We might as well say, that corporation or person, just bought that vote. That politician is now owned and payback is inevitable. Is anyone still working for us, the American people ?
So again, I am hopeful about the country and hope we get the right man. But honestly ? I just can’t wait till Wednesday.
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