Buying Votes

To channel Captain Renault in Casablanca, I’m shocked, shocked that politicians would behave like this:

Democrats are making a pre-election pitch to give Social Security recipients a one-time payment of $250, part of a larger effort to convince senior voters that their party, and not Republicans, will best look out for the 58 million people who get the government retirement and disability benefits.

Still, it is disgusting and seems to have little of the veneer of most political vote-buying schemes! 

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