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Ho, Ho... That's Rich!

As I drove my sons to school this morning, NPR's Morning Edition broadcast a story on the Supreme Court hearing arguments today on the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill. Senator Mitch McConnell (R.-A Pile of Spanish Doubloons), a longtime opponent of such reform, offered his basic argument:

We don't think contributions to political parties create either corruption or the appearance of corruption.
My son Cameron thought about this for a moment and then said:
That's like the cigarette manufacturers claiming that cigarettes don't cause cancer.
Well put, Cameron.

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