Salon asked a series of writers and public figures what they would ask what one thing they want President Obama to do in his second term. My response?
Mr. President, perhaps the most important legacy you could achieve on the heels of your re-election is the preservation of the electoral process itself.
Estimates suggest that, between political party spending and Super PAC largess around the presidential and congressional races, this past election cost as much as $6 billion. That is just astonishing. And astonishingly wasteful.
Please read the full essay here.
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