Like Larry Lessig, CNN® Didn’t Want Bernie Sanders In the Debate Either…Probably.
By Tim Carthon (Blog #23: Politics)
This past Tuesday was the first Democratic Party Candidate ‘Fight Night’ of the 2016 Presidential campaign season, and did you notice something really obvious? Presidential Candidate Larry “The Professor” Lessig wasn’t in the ring.
Wait, you didn’t notice that?
Oh, it was probably because you didn’t know who he was or that he was even running, you know, since his name was taken off of the fight undercard; the list of candidates for pollsters to give to the people they were polling around the country.
That was definitely not by accident.
Since the controversial and political-campaign-changing Citizens United ruling, money has increasingly become the primary determining factor politically of which direction to go and what corporate decisions will and won’t be made. Although he fit every criteria that was required of him to be included, Lessig was excluded from the Democratic Presidential Debate by the very entity that made the rules.
That decision to keep the Harvard Professor from the debate seems to have been a…(CLICK HERE to Read More…).
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