Capitol Hill is the domain of big business and big government. And the two collude in ways you would never hear about in your local newspaper.
I call it the great conflict of interest. Senators are elected to represent you, but in reality they just represent the big corporate donors who fund their campaigns.
This week, the great conflict of interest was on display as the U.S. Senate voted 60 to 30 in favor of the so-called, “Marketplace Fairness Act.”