Wisconsin.

Via on Jun 6, 2012

Wisconsin:

“People didn’t win this race. 75% of Walker’s $30 million came from special interests outside Wisconsin. He outspent his opponent by $27 million.”

Since the newly hardline-conservative Supreme Court okayed Citizens United, six or seven checks now define democracy.

This video is ridiculous, but there’s some fact in it. Ignore the music and effects and hyperbolic language, and look at him say “oh, yeah”:

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6 Responses to “Wisconsin.”

  1. faye says:

    more stats: http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/06/wisconsin

    this is enraging. makes me wanna knock some heads and bust some balls. seriously. (but metaphorically speaking.) but seriously.

  2. Ben_Ralston says:

    She's the one in control – she initiates the 'hug' (ugh by the way!). He's kissing her butt. It's a crystal clear example of the power of money over politics.
    Scary.

  3. Martha says:

    …divide and conquer, sounds like the republican philosopy…of "How To Destroy a Democracy"

  4. Veronika Obrecht says:

    Found the first error… how it ever passed the final check I don’t know! But checking just one file, seems to be a problem. The check never starts. Quick fix add another small nzb file, and the check will start!

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