Ordinary citizens may find the Abramoff lobbyist scandal fascinating but the real political sins detailed in his book highlight a broken and corrupt system.
One of the greatest enigmas of twenty-first century American politics and government is most citizens, according to all polls, have a dismal view of Congress and "insider" political machinations, yet know so little about the political process or the Constitution. The result is usually corruption and abuse of power, a tale recounted by the most recent arch-villain Jack Abramoff in his book "Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America's Most Notorious Lobbyist" (Washington, D.C.: WND Books, 2011. ISBN 978-1-936488-44-5).
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