proportional representation

Brett Knowlton brettk at
Tue Aug 29 07:57:51 PDT 2000

I'm all for campaign finance reform, too. Anything which moves society in the direction of a better functioning democracy is a good thing, and PR and campaign finance reform both qualify, IMHO.

While we're at it, let's overthrow the capitalist system, expropriate the expropriators, and institute a socialist democracy. What's wrong with wanting it all?


>isn't the current advocacy of election-finance reform a viable vehicle for
>ultimately transforming the current system into more proportionate
>common cause org. and others have won a few small battles and maybe they'll
>win bigger ones eventually to reduce the influence of bucks in elections?
>doesn't the Left appreciate those wins or do they insist on having it all?

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