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Do Hillary's Top Dollar Wall St. Speeches Disqualify Her For Top Job?

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And this is a community that will have absolutely no sympathy whatsoever for whatever spin is put forth to justify Hillary taking $11.8 million in speaking fees from the nation's largest banks, drug and tech companies, while she campaigns as a "progressive who gets things done." Hillary and her supporters could produce world-class spin that has Chris Matthews, Anderson Cooper and the Washington Post editorial board doing cartwheels down Pennsylvania Avenue, but it simply will not work with these prospective voters who will dismiss it as the same old bullshit.

Hillary has a real problem here, and ignoring it will not make it go away.

JB: Only time will tell, Robert. Thanks so much for talking with me. I learned a lot.

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See Chelsea Gilmour's piece in ConsortiumNews.com: The Clintons' Paid-Speech Bonanza 1.6.2016

McChesney's soon to be released book which he co-authored with John Nichols: People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, Nation Books [March 6, 2016]

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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