More Reasons to Abolish the Senate
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On 11/19/08 I proposed abolishing the United States Senate since it is hopelessly useless.
Discussing Ted Stevens' lobbyist cronies, Christy offers another reason for abolition:
When I was doing all of my coverage on McCain's cronies, I kept running across the same names on the same money forms for Sen. McCain. I wondered: does each powerful Senator spawn a cottage industry of greedy sycophants and well-heeled, intimately connected lobbying cronies playing a sort of match game with moneyed industry interests and social-climbing elites jockeying for a seat at the power table each election cycle?
And looseheadprop offers another reason in the context of annointing Caroline Kennedy:
So, not showing up for work. Not actually raising the money. Not submitting information for vetting, but Mike thinks Paterson should just go ahead an appoint her to a seat that isn't even vacant yet.
Do you really think United States Senator is a good choice for someone's first "real" job?
Clearly Kennedy's "first real job" wouldn't be an issue if there simply was no Senate.