Return the book and get your money back.The fact of the matter is that for decades big business has chosen our president. For many years and many elections the winner has been the one with the biggest campaign bank account and that only comes from one place "Big Business' contributions. since the 60's it's been that way. It really has nothing to do with political parties. Read the book by Charles Lewis it'll open your eyes: "The Buying of the President 2004" reveals how the process of choosing a president has moved from the voting booth to the auction block, and highlights the special interests that heavily invest in the politicians seeking the nation's highest office. Lewis and his team reveal and investigate the sponsors and the known and not-so-known conflicts of interest entangling each of the aspirants to the White House. This is the only book of its kind, containing investigative profiles and personal histories of the major presidential candidates.
Here you will find answers to questions like
•Which candidate was paid by a pharmaceutical firm to give speeches while running for the Senate?
•Who turned the Homeland Security Act into a bonanza for the biotech industry?
•Which candidate proposed 32 separate tax breaks for big businesses that support his campaign?
•Who is the "go-to guy" for the insurance industry?
If business was so in control of our politics, why do we have the highest corporate tax rate in the world? Why did these businesses let unions, regulations and taxes run them right out of the country?
Political money comes from all over, not just businesses. The only reason most businesses contribute money is to keep the politicians off their back. Remember Bill Clinton and Bill Gates?
Money does not buy political positions either. If that were the case, Romney would be our President now and Ross Perot would have been one of our former Presidents.