I agree with you. There is not a mudslinging ad or a campaign contribution that has any effect on how I vote. I don't know if people are too stupid or just too lazy to take the time to listen to what the candidate's themselves have to say. Unfortunately people go to the polls without a clue about the people they are voting for. It doesn't take a lot of time to check out a candidate's website to see what he stands for. Watch the debates and not what the media says about them. For those who do have political history, check out their records. It's not rocket science but we would be a lot better off if people would make informed decisions.
Regardless how much money a corporation sinks into a campaign it is still the people that vote. The problem comes in when the politicians vote to benefit the ones who donated to their campaigns. So it seems to me the Occupy movement might make better use of their time by protesting the politicians as opposed to the corporations.
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