We might be our own problem. As much fear as government overreach inspires; we should be equally afraid of a lack of government regulation. Recently, the Supreme Court overturned a law limiting the rights of corporations to buy political ads. Well, the gloves are off, and KDR Development in Texas has bought a series of advertising against a candidate. We’ll now be influenced by nameless, faceless organizations with no responsibility to the public good? In my opinion, unregulated corporate support influence over elections is the first step towards idiocracy. When the corporations are deciding who our elected representatives should be, how far are we really from this: (Wait until the clip starts after the commercial.)
We want complete freedom, but complete freedom still favors the inordinately wealthy. Your government… brought to you by Waste Management.