Money in politics trumps issues, leadership

August 20, 2010

Over and over again, we see that elections are ultimately not really about the issues or leadership qualities. They're about money. Whoever has the most money bribes, er, wins over the voters ("Ehrlich leads in donors; O'Malley leads in cash" and "Bernstein outpaces Jessamy in funds," Aug. 19).

I suspect our nation's Founding Fathers are spinning in their graves.

Mary Shaw, Philadelphia, PA

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