"Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it."
-- Mark Twain
All lawmakers are beholden to their major donors. They will vote in favor of policies disliked by a majority of their voters and vice versa.
Good article, the problem is...without getting money out of politics I really don't see anything changing.
Basically if big pharma and fossil fuel companies can buy off senators with political "donations" (basically bribes) nothing is going to change.