Originally Posted by loochy
Their corruption stays level
They are in this game because they are corrupt, not corrupt because they are in this game
They get into the game for whatever reason, but in order to stay in the game they need to win elections.
To win elections, you need money in our ass-backwards campaign finance system. And the caps on money have all but evaporated.
Therefore, you are driven deeper and deeper into the arms of people and organizations that will provide you ample funding.
Also, if you pay Congressmen less and less, while expecting them to live in multiple places across the country, including of the most expensive housing markets in
the country, they will be more lured to the red carpets interest groups roll out.