Is it really worth it to spend this much money?
The electorate has shown that the election cannot be bought. This is where American democracy shows its resilience.
It seems the problem here is the fabled American exceptionalism, which is playing a cruel joke on the American people.
'The parties are losing the ability to pick their candidates and set their agendas, as fewer and fewer politicians rely on the financial support of their party to win.'
The correspondents’ dinner is the only occasion where the president can go so far in revealing his actual thoughts under the cover of humor.
The overwhelming influence of outside money in politics shows how the United States has mutated from a democratic system to an oligarchy