BBC asks Mass. candidates: Can Money Buy Elections?

BBC was in the neighborhood this week, and visited the Wellesley RTS, where they talked to candidates for the Congressional seat represents Needham.  Speaking to Joe Kennedy III (D) and Sean Bielat (R), BBC asks–Can money buy elections? And is that “fair”?

Dump-goer says, “There’s no ‘fairness’ in American politics.”

Another, to the statement, “That’s not fair,” answers: “That’s capitalism.”

BBC’s Owen Bennet Jones, on the massive spending in the last MA-04 race (over $6 million) says, “That’s bonkers.”

Start at 2:00 mark:

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