Study: Average American’s Interests Have Practically No Influence On Government Policy

In This Section

Vol 50 Issue 32

Wrigley Field Removes Iconic Ivy From Urinal Troughs

CHICAGO—In a move that has outraged many fans who consider the vines a treasured part of Wrigley Field’s charm and unique character, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they would be removing the stadium’s iconic ivy from its urinal t...

Weak-Willed Termite Eats Whole Log In One Sitting

A local man feels even lazier when he thinks about how much ISIS has accomplished this year, a police officer doesn’t see a difference between black and light-skinned black suspects, and a weak-willed termite eats a whole log in one sitting.
End Of Section
  • More News
TV Listings
Just Like Everything Else!: Fox 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. ABC Pete's wife is still on him about building that darn shed, these kids are going to be the death of Sheila and Dave, and the hot next-door neighbor is up in EVERYBODY'S business! Sunday nights on ABC couldn't be any more familiar!

Special Coverage

Business

Late Night

Study: Average American’s Interests Have Practically No Influence On Government Policy

A new study has found that when taking into account the heavy power and influence of special interest groups and the economic elite in politics, the impact of an average citizen’s interests when it comes to determining policy is virtually nothing. What do you think?

  • “Those nice letters from my congressman are enough for me.”

    Daniel Koerper
    Payroll Coordinator
  • “I should be angry, but honestly, I’m pretty relieved the pressure is off.”

    Maggie Bernstein
    Coffee Grinder Supervisor
  • “They could’ve at least softened the blow by including some broad platitudes about how we’re still what makes this country great.”

    Kyle Sisk
    Laptop Duster
Jump to next story

Onion Video

Watch More