VIEWPOINT: Contributions to the deflation of your vote

Lots of people believe that campaign contributions and the influence that surrounds them are actually bribery. While it's true that some contributions are made with no strings of any kind attached, still many voters find it difficult to believe that cam paign contributions don't influence government in favor of the contributor. Others believe it's part of free speech. I recognize that campaigns need money. How we contribute, however, can amount to bribery and undue influence. Democracy should be about ideas,...

 

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