Tom Ferguson, professor at UMass-Boston, spells out the damaging effects of big money.
“Uniquely among legislatures in the developed world, our Congressional parties now post prices for key slots on committees.
“You want it — you buy it… !
“They even sell on the installment plan: You want to chair an important committee? That’ll be $200,000 down….”
I’m as worried that this matter is not, has not been, in every newspaper every day. That’s corruption too.