Master manipulators that can easily carry a shroud of virtue, all the while, meticulously orchestrating an ulterior motive for selective advancement.
This level of deceit carries over into both major political parties, does not matter if they are an elephant or a donkey. Exploitation is a human condition; it is boundless, it is without race and nationality
The primary goal is to retain an office of political weight, in order distribute public tax dollars and fund their agendas.
John Edwards was caught in a media firestorm for a frivolous haircut costing $1,250. It’s egregious for a very public official to spend money from a questionable source.
Beverly Hills stylist Joseph Torrenueva tells the Washington Post that one of his haircuts for Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards cost $1,250 because Torrenueva had to fly to Atlanta and missed two days of work as a result. Torrenueva's role came to light when two $400 cuts showed up on Edwards' campaign spending reports.
A recent run-in with another pretty-boy politician surfaced in early July dealing with Paul Ryan, a fan favorite that have won over the public’s hearts. Well… maybe not the entire public according this recording:
After maintaining diligence to alter the course of Medicare government spending, it would be in good karmatic interest to display economic understanding while in the public setting.
This dude had a grand evening, while in company of a couple of affiliates/lobbyists(?), by drinking TWO bottles of $350 wine at a luxurious Washington D.C. bistro. A vigilant observer was able to take notice of the Jayer-Gilles 2004 Echezeaux Grand Cru offered to Ryan and his guests, the most expensive wine in the house along with one other with the same pricetag.
According to TPM website, the receipt was obtained and photographed below:
Politicians… as Mark Twain said, are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason.