A local candidate is trying to give her salary back to tax-payers. Perhaps she chose a method that’s a bit too… creative, but what’s really absurd is that politicians engage in bribery all the the time and attorney generals don’t make a peep. It’s gone on so long that it’s considered normal in the bizarre world of politics.
Here’s a quote from Free Keene. Read the whole article here.
Ward 4 City Council candidate Julia Miranda has been threatened with one to seven years in state prison by the New Hampshire Attorney General. In a “Cease and Desist Order” sent to Miranda today, the Attorney General alleges that Ms. Miranda’s offer to give away her $500 city council paychecks to randomly chosen Ward 4 voters amounts to “a direct or indirect bribe”.
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Julia Miranda: I’m going to give my own government salary back to tax-payers whether they vote for me or not!
Some Typical Politician: I constantly bribe potential constituents with money stolen using government force!