The Best Government Money Can Buy
The Best Government Money Can Buy is the first behind the scenes, comprehensive, non-partisan examination of the system of lobbying in Washington, DC. The cost of election campaigns has spiraled out of control, to the extent that, on average, our representatives spend more than 25% of their time fundraising. Even our Presidents regularly interrupt the nation's work in order to spend time fundraising! Veteran documentary filmmaker, British-born Francis Megahy, makes a journey of discovery as he tries to answer some questions which puzzle him: who provides money? What impact does it have? How is it connected to the financing of political campaigns? And most crucial, is it in the public interest? The Best Government Money Can Buy? explores the issue through interviews with real Washington beltway read moreinsiders, key participants in the process - who often speak with surprising candor.