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Candidates for Sale

The late great Bill Hicks put it this way:

“They’re all the same. I’ll show you politics in America. Here it is right here:”

“I think the puppet on the right shares my beliefs.”

“I think the puppet on the left is more to my liking.”

“Hey wait minute there’s one guy holding up both puppets!”

And here’s Matt Taibbi’s version of the story updated for the 2008 War for the White House, from the The Rolling Stone, Issue 1059 — August 21, 2008—What do Obama and McCain have in common? The same big donors, who will expect to have their way no matter who wins.

Hear the Bill Hicks bit here: