Glenn Reynolds: Larry Lessig, trying to be heard

The electoral system that Lessig hopes to reform is keeping him out of October’s DNC debate.

Source: Glenn Reynolds: Larry Lessig, trying to be heard

We have Fox and CNN determining which candidates get air time, thus narrowing the field of candidates before a vote has been cast. Even by American standards, this is about as crooked as an election can get.

Both parties are in lockstep in their desire to keep big money in politics and the average folks out. Lessig challenges that..so we have this situation. Lessig is excluded from the debates because he is not polling high enough, but those same organizations (that are now excluding him) are the same ones who did the polling and did not include Lessig in the polls. In short, Lessig is banned from the debates because he is not polling high enough, but he was banned from the polls because…?…

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