Marianne Williamson continues to make surprisingly well measured comments – especially about Reparations for Slavery. But the best comments at the debate were made in the bowels of NYTimes live coverage of the debate. Buried in the commentary is Reid Epstein note about Montana Governor’ Steve Bullocks signature issue:
Do follow by Reading More at NYTimes where Mary Astor describes in detail Steve Bullock’s approach to Money in Politics. It has substance and bite but may get, like Steve Bullock, lost in the crowded field limited time to consider the candidates.
Government in Washington does not work because so much dark money has insinuated itself either openly or behind closed doors on every national matter . Lobbyists and Politicians have become mutually dependent grifters on a massive scale.
Example of Insinuating Lobby Money
Common Dreams has a very illuminating story about Which 2020 Democrats Are Taking Money From the Healthcare Industry?. Since Healthcare was debated robustly last night, it would be interesting to see who is becoming beholden to the Healthcare Industry. Here is the latest chart of donation by Big Pharma and Healthcare Providers to the 2020 candidates:
Now there are many nuances to these contributions, so do read the full account. But the bottom line is that Steve Bullock has the critical argument and in the process has risen to the top of my list of Presidential candidates.