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Wall Street: Don’t Stop Me Before I Kill Again

© Tom Toles

Many pundits credit the economic collapse as the primary reason Obama and the Democrats swept the elections in 2008, and believe that our ongoing economic problems will definitely help spur Republicans to victory this November. Given the rather direct and obvious relationship between the economy and electoral results, you might think that the Democrats would have ample reason to pass tough economic bills, both to end the current recession and to make sure it doesn’t happen again. But if you believe that, you don’t understand how much our politicians are owned by Wall Street.