A Kickstarter Pitch for Congress: Happy to Take Your Money Before and After the Elections

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A Kickstarter Pitch for Congress: Happy to Take Your Money Before and After the Elections

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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he Congress has recently admitted that it is facing a paucity of funds. How the mighty have fallen. Who knew that the party that presided over the 2G, CWG, and Adarsh scams during its two terms would face such a day?

Now, instead of taking the public’s money on the sly after winning elections, politicians are openly soliciting donations so that they can win elections, and go back to taking taxpayers’ money on the sly like everyone remembers. To this end, the Congress has set up a crowdfunding website where citizens can pitch in to fill the party’s coffers before the 2019 elections.

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