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Remember that time the DNC rolled back Obama’s ban on federal lobbyists donations? Pussy Division would like to remind you…

July 30, 2016

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Pussy Division, the a group of Philadelphia-based feminist activists responsible for a number of brilliant anti-street harassment installations over the last three years, took to the streets last week to install wheatpastes calling out the DNC for their apparent hypocrisy. The pastes read:

“The DNC has repealed ethical rules to ban donations from federal lobbyists and pursued donations from the following corporations whose interests are in direct opposition to the Democratic Party’s platform.”

That ban they’re talking about, by the way, happened earlier this year: “The Democratic National Committee has rolled back restrictions introduced by presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008 that banned donations from federal lobbyists and political action committees… The decision was viewed with disappointment Friday morning by good government activists who saw it as a step backward in the effort to limit special interest influence in Washington. Some suggested it could provide an advantage to Hillary Clintonโ€™s fundraising efforts.”The Washington Post

Pussy Division’s wheatpaste then goes on to list all the large, multi-national cooperations the DNC had since sought donations from, including Walmart, Monsanto, Wells Fargo (interesting while at the same time obvious, considering the DNC Convention took place at the Wells Fargo Center), Lockheed Martin, and the depressing list goes on.

Despite my recent feelings on this election (but really, what other choice do we have at this point), I believe most thinking Americans would agree with what Bernie Sanders tweeted just today:

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One Comment leave one →
  1. July 30, 2016 2:24 pm

    If you don’t want corporate politicians and permanent war, you really have no option. I mean, I’m probably voting for the Green Party’s Jill Stein, but that’s pretty much just a protest vote. It’s sad this is what the “best county in the world” ended up looking like.

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