September 9th, 2007

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Political Corruption is a Symptom — The Disease is Political Power

Instapundit supports and regularly reports the current efforts to eliminate pork from Washington. Larry Lessig announced that he's going to focus his work on fighting corruption. But corruption isn't the problem. It is the symptom. The problem is political power.

Do you prefer the untouchable political commissar who'll send you directly to a death camp, or the shady official who'll look away if you pay him?

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