by Rob Hager
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
December 23, 2015
Rackets Science: The Influence Peddlers Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 2029)
- Government by the wealthy.
- A country or society governed in this way.
Christmastime for Plutocrats
Political scientists need a new sub-specialty to describe the end-of-year extravaganzas that influence peddlers and special interests have joined to make a Capital Christmas tradition: the racket of wholesale plundering of the government’s treasury. Paraphrasing Willie Sutton, that’s where (the tax-farmed and public-debt) money is.