Whoever knows he is deep, strives for clarity; whoever would like to appear deep to the crowd, strives for obscurity. For the crowd considers anything deep if only it cannot see to the bottom: the crowd is so timid and afraid of going into the water.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Washington Corruption? Who Cares?

This is why you send politicians to Washington:

Let me translate from the proper academic usage. Members of Congress used inside information gleaned from their positions of power to enrich themselves in the stock market. The more powerful Senators enriched themselves more than members of the House. [Read]

Is this really why they were sent to Washington? Will we ever get tired of being fleeced?


posted at 10:31:50 on 05/27/11 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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