Sometimes the situation is reminiscent of the famous joke about the cat that climbed into the refrigerator, and the door closed behind its back. It gradually realizes the full horror of its situation, but it cannot stop, so it eats and eats and eats. Whoever wins this presidential race will face two problems: escaping the refrigerator and putting America on a diet.
The trend in democracies for half a century has been to push the notion of political transparency, ensuring that certain interests, contrary to the public good, do not weigh on the elections under cover of anonymity. Or, on the contrary, to ensure that a few super wealthy are not able to control an election. The [Read more]
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