Thursday, May 17, 2007
Obama is the poor man among the top tier contenders Chicago Tribune -- In case anybody is still wondering why people have become so embroiled in politics, the simple answer is that it pays, as this article points out. It's incredible how much money the political dialogue attracts lately, and the amount seems to be growing exponentially. There are great gobs of money sloshing around the beltway, and I'm beginning to wonder whether this is a healthy concentration of assets. What is being produced? What do "we the people" have to show for it all? Are we being used? Where are the cost/benefit ratios?