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Howard Troxler: Should it be easier to give money to Florida politicians? Pfft!



Times columnist Howard Troxler's latest take on the Florida Legislature.

If you're like me, you've been thinking: "What this state really needs is an easier way to give money to politicians.

If so, good news! Our state Legislature, between other things, is working on a couple of bills to do just that.

One of these bills is unpleasant but at least debatable. I'm for it.

The other one is an abomination. It legalizes direct bribery of the Legislature. Any member who votes for it should be required by the Constitution to wear a feed bag around the neck with the label, "PAY ME OFF."

Read the whole column here.

[Last modified: Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:01am]


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