New York Times: “Money Rules”

There’s one key that always fits Washington’s locks: a big campaign check.

President Obama boasts about the many small donors who propelled him to office, but it’s the biggest givers who find the White House doors smoothly swinging open.

Mitt Romney has tried to appeal to those in the middle class, but they’re not invited to the retreats with those who give him $50,000.

 And, despite decades of money abuses and scandal, neither presidential candidate has shown any interest in reforming the system.

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