Kauffman ’16 Questions Big Budget Campaigning on Newsworks

October 12, 2015

By Noah Kauffman for NewsWorks published October 8, 2015

Source: US election campaigns distinguish themselves by wasting billions

Noah Kauffman ’16, a business administration major, published “US Election Campaigns Distinguish Themselves by Wasting Billions” for the Essayworks section of WHYY’s Newsworks.org. In the article, Kauffman discusses wealth in politics and the effect of high-budget campaigns on candidates with lower budgets.

I do not think big money should have a place in politics, because I believe it leads to corruption and a minimized effort to govern for the people. So, when I see the billions of dollars given to presidential candidates, I wonder how that aid could not factor into the new president’s decisions.

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