Election 2000: A Space Odyssey
The election season is upon us. The campaign coffers are overflowing. The pundits are pontificating and the pollsters are polling. But election 2000 is hardly creating a ripple of interest. Voter turnouts will probably set new lows. Democracy, such as it is, withers.
Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer and public speaker. He is noted for his biting wit. He says he battles the powers that be on behalf of the powers that ought to be. His daily radio commentaries are carried on many stations. The Hightower Lowdown is his award-winning newsletter. He is the author of Thieves in High Places and Swim Against the Current.