People who want "a little bit of corruption" to break gridlock in Washington or their local statehouse simply do not understand what makes our democracy great.
“They almost wax nostalgic about the elements of machine politics that gets things done, but romanticizing machine politics is a bridge too far. Praise for just a little bit of corruption is a cynic's way out. Good government standards are what differentiate the United States and other Western democracies from banana republics.”
The Campaign Legal Center's Meredith McGehee takes a look at ethics via a video guest commentary today on Politix.
To watch the video, click here.