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Jason Carter tells us he's a fiscal conservative. I'm going to take that to mean "I don't waste money." Fully agree. Money is for spending -- to mediate a fair exchange. In that sense, money is an egalitarian tool. However, like all tools,it is liable to being abused.

It will take more than an ethics commission to put integrity in the Governor's office, but the sentiment is beyond dispute. Republican scofflaws can afford to be cavalier about the laws they pass, since they themselves don't plan to obey. Moreover, the suckers who vote for them deserve what they get. In the Republican agora it's always "buyer beware."

Originally posted to hannah on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 05:49 AM PDT.

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