Scott Greer, The Daily Caller & Neil Sroka, Democracy for America & Patrick Hedger, American Encore all join Thom. In a recent interview with a group of children from his hometown of Bueno Aires - the Pope spoke out against money in politics. He said: “In the financing of electoral campaigns, many interests get into the mix, and then they send you the bill.... Perhaps public financing would allow for me, the citizen, to know that I’m financing each candidate with a given amount of money. Everything needs to be transparent and clean.”
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