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PACS: Politics getting even more expensive

Letter by Norm Eklund, Bonney Lake on March 1, 2012 at 9:21 am | 19 Comments »
March 1, 2012 9:41 am

Re: “Republicans being eaten alive by the super-PAC monster they embraced” (TNT, 2-29).

As columnist Doyle McManus pointed out, candidates must be sure they have a billionaire or two in their corner. With so much money at their disposal, the candidates can afford more and more of the nasty negative ad campaigns we’ve seen thus far.

As Will Rogers opined, “Politics has got so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to get beat with.” He also said, “We’ve got the best government money can buy.”

Certainly the super-PACs are trying to accomplish that.

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