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Why Corporate Lobbyists and Special Interest Groups Won't Go Away

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06/13/2021Ryan McMaken

Today, the political system really is in many ways what H.L. Mencken suggested when he described elections as a sort of "advance auction of stolen goods." The only answer lies in reducing the number of stolen goods available.

Original Article: "Why Corporate Lobbyists and Special Interest Groups Won't Go Away"

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