more proof that public financing of elections is needed - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CB
    • 16.06.13 | 04:15 (IDT)

    The Israel lobby is one of so many - the farm lobby - the energy industry lobby - that essentially write legislation and then apply pressure to see it pass in the face of the impotence and apathy of the public. Only by removing the power of money to influence elections - through public financing - will this democracy of the powerful end. Now what one issue will unite all lobbies? Why opposition to public financing of course!

    from the article: U.S. House passes bill to ensure Israel can 'remove existential threats'
    First published 17:31 15.06.13 | Last updated 17:31 15.06.13
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