Originally Posted by ChiefsCountry
If you had the government paying for campaigns,
, you would have to do it for all of them. Would you really want the taxpayers money going to the Goat ****er Party or Communitst Party or the Christian Party or the Muslim Party, every group would want in on the action.
Then the govt who could decide who can run. Whoever is in power can make sure certain opponents were kept out. Yet, this solution is coming from folks who have complained about gerrymandering. The intention is clear, they want to control the game to preserve their own power.
Very, very dangerous idea.
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