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Cheap Politicians

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 11:51 AM
Laywers aren't the problem. Ethics are. Character is. The dumbed-down electorate is.
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...