But get those same people in a room and ask their political opinions, that is a different story. For many reasons, people are vocal about their political beliefs (Bentz, 2013). Unfortunately, individuals will judge people by their political beliefs first, without notice to other important aspects of their lives. And that is the reason that politics is not brought up in dinner parties. The subject of campaign finance reform sounds so dull, but it is necessary to understand that reform helps to keep the society flowing smoothly.
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The people who are tricked into schemes tend to be young members or those seeking approval and power themselves. These plans and wishes for control can cause loss of confidence and criticism of government, not only Congress. If members are found guilty of pressuring, paying money, among other things they can be brought to trial. In the end, this costs the country money to hold a trial that will most likely go to supreme court who have enough trials to take care of. Not all Congress members play mind games and vote for what they believe is best for the public good.
According to A. Holdbrook, “politicians may not pander to the public when it comes to the policies that they advocate, but there is evidence that they at least attempt to pander to the emotions of the electorate during political campaigns” (15). Although political campaigns and election can be involve in positive effects, such as in many democratic societies, where every citizen is enfranchised with the right to vote, also they can involve negative consequences, especially regarding to squandering money that could be allocated elsewhere, leadership issues, and fallacious claims that plague the campaign and the electoral process. To begin with, the election in the campaign process and in democratic societies focuses on how each citizen has the right to vote, a potential for constructive change in leadership, whereby the voters are appealed to, in terms of political party affiliations. Jim Grenada and M. Wong reports that, “campaign advertisement define the new position or drawing policy distinction from the opponent and also have potential influence to the voters” (3). Democratic debates ... ... middle of paper ... ...-405.
1. How does lobbying work in government? Lobbying is an enormous business. A lobbyist is an advocate who seek outs to influence members of the government (like members of Congress) to endorse legislation that would advantage their group. The lobbying occupation is a lawful and essential part of our democratic political procedure that is not extremely well implicit by the broad population.