Lately, there’s been a growing chorus calling for the ban of lobbying, branding it as a subtle form of bribery. Whether it’s Big Oil, the NRA, Big Pharma, or even anti-gun groups, the sentiment is strong – lobbying appears to wield significant influence over our representatives. The big question looming is whether a blanket ban on all lobbying is the solution, breaking free from what some perceive as puppetry in our political system.
You can’t have a representative democracy and lobbying (bribery). They can’t exist together