Data have been compiled on how much money is given to politicians by rich Americans. The top 0.01% made 42% of the political contributions in 2012. If money is treated as speech, then 0.01% of Americans can speak almost as loudly as the rest of the 99.99%. Democracy?

“The Richest 0.01 Percent Of Americans Gave 42% Of Political Donations In 2012” – Alternet

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