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The intricate mechanics of government: Public entrance and Lobbyist entrance.
"You realize, of course, that I'll have to make a big show of having security escort you out."
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"I wish we could influence our own elections."
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'That flight is totally booked, but for $100 I can arrange for you to ride in the lavatory.'
Political Science 101: This semester's topics - twisting of facts, manipulation, power-grabbing.
"Peggy, can we find someone to misuse a few of these campaign funds for a run to the deli to get us some lunch?"
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'I want you to remove all references to bribery from out mission statement.'
Ministry of Transport: 'Pssst! Do you want to buy a railway?'
House Intelligence Committee
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"Trading with the enemy? Yes, Senator, but we screwed them real good."
'Everything is negotiable, including my integrity.'
'The patient in room 2070 is looking too comfortable. Go give her a shot or something.'
"What the hell, Senator - let's cut to the chase."
"I appreciate your offer, but I'm afraid I'm already bought and paid for."
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"Think we could get anyone to buy our vote?"
'Before we begin, is it all right if I give each of the jury a small gift?.'
'Fancy a cup of tea?'
'Psst! Can I run your ethics committee?'
'No, they're not a bribe, Inspector. They just don't fit me.'
How corruption works...
'This is my corporate emergency exit!!'
'How did you get them to drop the corruption charges?'
'I had connections in high places - Unfortunately, they were all indicted with me.'
'Look at him tackling bribery and corruption charges!'
'You'll want Mr. Pigglesworth's version of the story too, I assume?'