September 1st, 2012
Election 2012: Here Comes The Money
Election season in the United States of America is a sacred time, a time where our democracy — the triumphant culmination of mankind’s societal aspirations — allows for the free debate of ideas by the brightest minds the country has to offer. On merit, and merit alone, we choose men and women of any race and creed to stand as metonymic warriors vis-à-vis these ideas, wielding rhetoric where in ancient times we relied on the sword. On this meritocratic battle ground….
… Just kidding, election season is all about money — gobs and gobs of money.
Who is winning the 2012 exercise in creative truth-bending to raise as much money as possible, while disgusting potential voters as little as possible? 
It depends on how you slice it and Demonocracy.info came up with some graphics to help you slice.

Election 2012: Here Comes The Money

Election season in the United States of America is a sacred time, a time where our democracy — the triumphant culmination of mankind’s societal aspirations — allows for the free debate of ideas by the brightest minds the country has to offer. On merit, and merit alone, we choose men and women of any race and creed to stand as metonymic warriors vis-à-vis these ideas, wielding rhetoric where in ancient times we relied on the sword. On this meritocratic battle ground….

… Just kidding, election season is all about money — gobs and gobs of money.

Who is winning the 2012 exercise in creative truth-bending to raise as much money as possible, while disgusting potential voters as little as possible? 

It depends on how you slice it and Demonocracy.info came up with some graphics to help you slice.

  1. hollyhunt said: The UC system is so poor… that $412,000 must be better used for financial aid or academic programs, right?
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