The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Tuesday, June 01, 2004
Paradoxes of government
Naturally, the whole world wants a guy in the White House with integrity and competence in abundance, an informed thinker, a creative manager, an inspirational leader - all that jazz.
The only people willing to do a $20 million a year job for $400,000 are either
The whole system would be less bad if
Getting rid of campaign ads is trickier - what with inertia and the First Amendment and all.
What is required is a presidential candidate who runs on a platform of a CEO's wage for the top job - and doesn't run spots. If he wins - and has a Congress to vote through the legislation, of course! - the proposed system is vindicated. If not, then not.
Chances of this happening? Think John Kerry frenching Gore Vidal on the White House Lawn...
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