She's far from the only self-serving, corrupt criminal politician who keeps getting re-elected after dipping into the public treasury.
Their voters see themselves in pol's like Waters - people who are willing to use the power of the vote and the force of law to take from others what ever they want and can
"Stupidity"? "Don't give a flip"? On the contrary, they know exactly what kind of person they're voting for - someone just like themselves.