Saturday, August 01, 2015

Home truths

Thom Hartmann talks with former President Jimmy Carter(served 1977 to 1981)

[The U.S.political system] now it is just an oligarchy. It's just political bribery ... we've seen a complete subversion of our system by political contributors who want and sometimes get a political payoff when the election is over.... At the present time the incumbents, Republicans and Democrats, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves. Somebody who is in Congress has a lot more to sell ...

Carter is on a book tour for A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety.

The guy is having a pretty damn good post-Presidency.

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