American Samizdat

Wednesday, February 06, 2008. *
With US voters going to the polls this “Super Tuesday” to choose between presidential nominees in both major political parties, the American and world mass media have focused enormous attention on the campaigns being waged for votes and convention delegates in 24 states.

Less scrutiny has been given to an even more hotly contested and in many ways more decisive contest going on behind the scenes—the struggle between the rival candidates for campaign cash from major financial interests. In this silent primary, the financial-corporate elite exerts its influence and works to secure its interests with hefty contributions.
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