Politics, especially the kind with any real influence is one big gray mass of corruption.
Once again, repeating a thing doesn't make it true.
It takes a specific kind of person to make any headway in the business.
Gasp! Politics attracts a certain kind of personality!
The 'honest' ones sit on the bench or get the bums rush.
That...doesn't sound as dire as you think it sounds.
Oh lord, he links to one article detailing a few limp wristed Democrats so my argument is bullshit! Christ, you can do better than that son. (Hint: Try Walter Karp, not Salon if you're going to be making this argument with any kind of fucking rigour.)
That is the objective, not to win, not to lose, just stay in the game.
Yeah, everybody gets into politics because the money is so good. Everybody.
I just find it funny/sad when people standing on the beach tell me there's no water, and then give me shit every time I point out they're soaking in it.
Your view of the world is so Manichean it's a wonder you're not a Republican voter.