May 2, 2012 1 Comment
Over the weekend, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show looked at the issue of money in politics. Harris-Perry was joined by “youth engagement consultant” Jessy Tolkan, Politico’s Abby Phillip, columnist Mona Eltahawy, and former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer.
Roemer, who was running in the Republican presidential primary and is now running for the Americans Elect and Reform Party nominations, was first out of the gate:
We ought to know where the money’s coming from — full disclosure — and we ought to be concerned when it comes in overwhelming amounts from a few special interests. Washington DC is not just broken, in my opinion, it’s bought.