10/21/2013 05:18 pm ET Updated Dec 21, 2013

WATCH: A Hilariously Accurate Depiction of How Politics Actually Works

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: