This just about sums up everything that’s wrong with our current group of elected officials, not to mention our political system in general…
Between 1984 and 2009, the median net worth of a member of the House more than doubled, according to the analysis of financial disclosures, from $280,000 to $725,000 in inflation-adjusted 2009 dollars, excluding home equity.
Over the same period, the wealth of an American family has declined slightly, with the comparable median figure sliding from $20,600 to $20,500, according to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics from the University of Michigan.
The take-away from this?
Well, if you’re not rich, your voice probably isn’t being heard.
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Thank Messrs. McCain & Feingold.
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