Letters: Feb. 28, 2000

BIG MONEY & POLITICS

Campaign-finance practices and huge gifts to political parties are stripping away the U.S.'s democratic foundations [BIG MONEY & POLITICS, Feb. 7]. These donations render our representative government a sham. When will the "little guys," the American people, wake up from a pop-culture trance and realize that campaign finance, not health-care reform, not Social Security, not the World Trade Organization, is the single most important issue for them and their families? From this, all else flows. EVELYN MUNOZ New York City

It is hard to deny that big money has had a huge influence on politics or that...

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