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WATCH: A Hilariously Accurate Depiction of How Politics Actually Works

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Most Americans don't need to be told that real political influence comes with a hefty price tag. In the last election cycle alone, special interests spent over $3 billion on legions of lobbyists to help them bend the laws of the most powerful country on earth. You'd think a situation this dire wouldn't be something you could laugh about. And you'd be wrong: