Sign O' the Times
A pair of telling headlines from Drudge. The first one:
There's your modern American democracy in action, as senators buy one another's votes with other people's money. However, a problem is revealed in the second header:
Yep. Not only did we spend all our money, we spent everybody else's, too. Good luck with those "advantages" you bought for your fellow Nebraskans, Senator Nelson. They're going to need them.