America's political system is broken

Commentary / World Apr 13, 2015

America's political system is broken

by Ted Rall

The fact that U.S. presidential candidates must adjust their positions to conform to the banal, the uninspired, the illegal, with total disregard for the will or the greater good of the people, demonstrates that the American political system is broken.

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