NEWS FLASH! Don’t waste time looking. Spend it voting, because ethics in politics is virtually non-existent.
Too severe? I don’t think so. Professional politicians (that’s what they are, because they’re certainly not serving the public) didn’t get rich on the job by representing their constituencies. (If they were truly representative of their constituencies, most of their constituencies–US–would necessarily have to be rich—wouldn’t we?) No. They’re power brokers. They got to be millionaires (all 50 Senators are, you know) by playing politics, described in Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary as: “to engage in political intrigue, take advantage of a political…issue, resort to partisan politics,…exploit a political system or…relationships, to deal with people in an opportunistic, manipulative, or devious way…” Sound familiar? Anyone paying even slight attention to current events will know this description is accurate. And for