Originally Posted by patteeu
I don't know any grocery baggers who can afford to donate $2000. And forget about it if there's more than one campaign going on at once. It still sounds undemocratic to me (in the way you've used the term).
Again, my ideal is public financing.
But if private donations is how we must go, it's far easier for the poor and the middle class to use their advantage in population to keep up and even surpass the wealthy if we cap what you can donate at something reasonable like $2,000.
It allows the power of the many to be better heard, which is far more
democratic than unlimited campaign spending by billionaires.