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comment by I_work_alone
I_work_alone  ·  2552 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What It’s Like To Experience The Freedom Of Marijuana Legalization

457 Facepalms already. Doesn't his head hurt?

Umbos  ·  2552 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You'd think so, but apparently he hasn't learnt his lesson.

I_work_alone  ·  2552 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Wouldn't that be a nice topic for a different thread?! Why are, in general, politicians and their decisions so detached from the people? Is it so much about financial power that making decisions for the people becomes something of lesser importance?

I really don't get it. I know (not personally) three politicians that I can name here in Germany that make decisions that actually benefit the working folks, the ones that mainly fall under the influence of such decisions. Not rich, working eight hours a day, one child, one car, one apartment.