erik lundegaard

Quote of the Day

“[Citizens United] changed our political system from a democracy to an oligarchy. Money is now preeminent. I mean, it's just gone to hell now.”

— (Former) Pres. Jimmy Carter, 93, in the Washington Post piece, “The Un-Celebrity President: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown,” by Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan. It's about simple living. He's not exactly kind to Trump, either, calling him a disaster, and saying there's an “attitude of ignorance toward the truth” with him. But his harshest words seem to be for this idiot SCOTUS decision. 

Interesting tidbit: “Carter has been an ex-president for 37 years, longer than anyone else in history.”

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Posted at 11:15 AM on Fri. Aug 17, 2018 in category Quote of the Day  
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