There’s an old joke that says we have the best politicians money can buy.
Like many jokes, there’s truth to the saying. Indeed, most of us suspect that it’s not a joke at all, but a description of how things work.
Investigative reporter James O’Keefe shows some of how it’s done, specifically through the investment company BlackRock.
A recent O’Keefe undercover investigation specifically spells things out:
U.S. senators are cheap; you can get one for just $10,000.
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War is good for business.
BlackRock, hedge funds, and bankers run the world.
And a fairly low-level BlackRock recruiter says he decides people’s fates.
That BlackRock recruiter is …