Originally Posted by Direckshun
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.
It just seems so arbitrary. It's like you don't think the grocery bagger's voice is worth listening to unless he's moonlighting as a lawyer.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will