The Corner

This Should Be H.R. 1 Next Year

A great idea from Frum:

In fact, here’s a very practical immediate suggestion for Republicans: How about a law forbidding campaign contributions by officials of companies in which the federal government holds an ownership stake? Otherwise, banks will be giving massive amounts of money to politicians who have given even more massive sums to the banks. A Democratic Congress may refuse to adopt such a measure, but even opening a conversation on the topic may inhibit the most egregious extraction of funds …

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