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

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

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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/RazorRadick Jan 15 '22

So if I hand a Walmart employee a couple of bucks for helping me that should be free speech too right? If Walmart fires them over that it should be a first amendment case.

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u/LA-Matt Jan 15 '22

Oh boy. So you think the government should be run a like a WalMart. Good grief.

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u/RazorRadick Jan 15 '22

Nope. Just remarking on the absurdity of it all.

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u/LA-Matt Jan 15 '22

Ah. Sorry I may have been too touchy from previous comments.