Dec. 11: Ruled by money. Plus other letters to the editor

Ruled by money

Your editorial When Money Runs Politics (Dec. 8) gets the disastrous outcome for democracy right: When 50 individuals contribute 15 per cent of the political donations, it’s clear that the donor class is the ruling class.

Lest readers lament that the prototypical, representative republic-of-the-people-by-the-people has been hijacked recently by the donor class, they should pay close attention to the country’s history.

In America, rule by money is history developing as planned.

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