r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Silver 5 Helpful 16 Wholesome 10

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/beforeitcloy Jan 15 '22

To be fair, that actually is how it works with politicians.

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u/elppaenip Jan 15 '22

Yeah, except they're not called bribes they're called lobbying

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u/LA-Matt Jan 15 '22 edited Jan 15 '22

The Supreme Court calls it “free speech.”

But it (lobbying) is just legalized bribery.

Edited to clarify for anyone who can’t follow a thread.

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u/elppaenip Jan 15 '22

Being paid to do one job while someone else pays you to fuck it up