Blind trust, divestiture, or a global market fund that they cannot do anything with while in office. Any of the three solves most problems with them being able to dabble into the market and cherry pick stocks based upon their legislation.
it's not uncommon for a hyperpartisan not to inform themselves of what going on with their party's leaders....willful ignorance runs rampant.
Would most people have jumped on the initial offering before anyone else could get it for something like Visa? I'm sure they would. If they had while having inside information about how a bill in Congress would be voted on, would they have been charged with insider trading if they didn't have a (R) or (D) after their name? I bet they would.
Pelosi, Boehner, Bachus, Hastert, Other Congressional Reps Traded Stock On Inside Tips, But It’s All Legal (!?!) | David Webb
Do you think she would have bought in if she knew the bill would go against Visa? Do you think the offer to jump in before anyone not influential was able to had anything to do with her standing in Congress?
Everytime I see this thread title on "soft corruption", it makes me laugh...
Makes me wonder, can a person claim that it was "soft" theft? a "soft" speeding ticket?? a "soft" rape? And have it not be a big deal...
No judge, it was a "SOFT" murder.
You can ignore reality, but you cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality. - Ayn Rand.