September 5th, 2014

Why I am Endorsing Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu

Economics & Politics

It is hard to exaggerate the shamelessness that passes for political behavior these days. Politicians sell out our democracy to the highest bidder, and trade away our public schools, clean air and water, and economic futures. Around the world I’ve seen repeatedly how greed and corruption put societies on the path of self-destruction. Unless we use our democratic vote to bring honesty and excellence back to politics, America’s decline will become irreversible.

That’s why I’m here today, to endorse New York Governor and Lieutenant Governor candidates Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu. We cannot afford any longer to allow our politicians to squander our future. It’s time to end the era of greed that stretches from Ronald Reagan to today. Governor Andrew Cuomo campaigned for Governor in 2010 as a progressive, but has proved himself to be more far interested in catering to rich Wall Street donors than in the serving average New Yorkers.

Read the full article at the Huffington Post


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