Thursday, 18 October 2018

On political donations: "When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators."


To paraphrase PJ O'Rourke on political donations:
All the politicians and hangers-on and all the citizens of New Zealand who vote for them are guilty of forgetting one basic rule of business and life: When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
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