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Cheap Politicians

dahni Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 12:50 PM
well, shankperson took over this posting with more cut and paste than you see when you compare Obama's 2008 statements with his 2012 statements. But not much....
Now that the National Football League has apparently learned that it can be costly to hire cheap officials, perhaps the rest of us should learn the same lesson when it comes to government officials, whose bad calls can do a lot more damage.

What do we do when we want a better car, a better home or a better bottle of wine? We pay more for it. We definitely need a lot better crop of public officials. Yet we insist on paying flea market prices for people who will be spending trillions of tax dollars, not to mention making foreign policy that...