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Buying Influence 2.0
« on: June 16, 2021, 01:38:00 PM »
For a long time, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been accepting thinly veiled bribes in the form of high paid board positions and speeches for members of their family (or themselves after they leave office).

Since that income stream dried up for Hunter Biden, he has come up with a new (and more anonymous) way of accepting payments, namely his "art."

https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/hunter-biden-art-selling-500k

Is there any reason (other than getting on Joe's good side) why someone would pay $500k (or even $100k) for a collage made by Hunter Biden?

Is there anything that can be done to prevent such influence peddling or at least ensure that there is some transparency in who is bought by who?

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Re: Buying Influence 2.0
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2021, 02:41:07 PM »
For a long time, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been accepting thinly veiled bribes in the form of high paid board positions and speeches for members of their family (or themselves after they leave office).

Since that income stream dried up for Hunter Biden, he has come up with a new (and more anonymous) way of accepting payments, namely his "art."

https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/hunter-biden-art-selling-500k

Is there any reason (other than getting on Joe's good side) why someone would pay $500k (or even $100k) for a collage made by Hunter Biden?

Is there anything that can be done to prevent such influence peddling or at least ensure that there is some transparency in who is bought by who?
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Re: Buying Influence 2.0
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