Author: Rory B. Bellows
The Star Ledger reports that New Jersey is raising the amount of public money available to candidates from $9.1 million in 2005 to $10.4 million in 2009.
Two quick points:
1) Why am I having my money confiscated by government to be given to politicians I may not support to pay for their campaigns?
2) Not for nothin’, but if you can’t raise enough money on your own to run a campaign, is your campaign worth running?