I’m not going to tell you who wrote this, because it will just cause some of you to scream without actually reading it, but I find it rather difficult to disagree with this:
Anyone who spends 5 minutes around the halls of power in the nation’s capital knows that Washington is dominated by one party: The Money Party, and that the People Party is far outnumbered – even after this election. Look no further than votes on the bankruptcy bill, the energy bill, the class action bill, China PNTR and NAFTA to figure out which politicans who call themselves Republicans and Democrats actually belong to the Money Party and which politicians actually belong to the People Party. The Establishment pretends this paradigm doesn’t exist – they need the drama of Democrats vs. Republicans to sell newspapers, and more importantly, hiding the existence of the real power equation is in the interest of all the major for-profit corporations that own the media.
It’s kind of ridiculous how little influence the “people party” actually has. But then again, Michael Moore is fat.
Speaking of Michael Moore, he was great on KO’s show the other night.