Are politicians afraid of competition? Terrified, and they use every rigged advantage they can so competition never exists. Over the next five days, you'll find out the 5 ways politicians eliminate competition and rig the election so they remain in power. Here's Politician Competition Killing Trick #1:
1. Redistricting is #1. Today, in this computer age politicians are literally picking their voters. They can sit down at a computer and draw the most favorable (winnable) district tailor-made just for them. This is an unholy unfair advantage that scares off competition. How can someone win when the politician gets to pick the voters he wants? It's like a football draft, but where one team (the politician) gets to pick all the best players. Who's going to win? Who wants to run when their chance of competing is slim to none?
So there you have it. Lessons straight from the politician's competition killing playbook. Convinced we need to change the rules of the game? We absolutely do.
Tomorrow... Politician Competition Killing Trick #2... The Money Game.