Also politicians should be busy working for the people rather than raising money. But this is the reason we have make-work - or rather rw-thinktanks have engineered the political system thus so that politicians don't have time to police corporations (the funders of rw-thinktanks).
Then there is the political outsider - the one who isn't an insider. The outsiders in the previous election were Sanders (a guy who's been in federal politics for decades - yet is supposed to be an outsider - well perhaps he is - he was an independent - although I don't know if he's a democrat now or an independent or what... anyway I'd sooner have him on our side than not).
But an outsider is definitely someone the RW-thinktanks want in power - they want a newb in office - they want someone who doesn't know the ropes, they want someone that they can control and control they do - look how Trump was going to drain the swamp and here we are - him with exactly the same advisors as ever before...
Everyone wanted to hate Clinton before the election - it was the cool thing to do. She was corrupt - was she? She was helping to raise campaign funds for other democrats so they could go out and electioneer rather than spend all their time fund raising.
I have long since thought we need to get the money out of politics and it is time we did. Clinton was on-board with ending Citizen's United as Sanders was - but there is no way Trump will end it, indeed electing him will make it even harder to get rid of.
To fix the system - all campaign financing should be done by the government - they need to stop asking us for even more money. Politicians should only be able to earn their salary along with their family. All income should be declared and open to public scrutiny.
The reality is that government is being crippled by fund-raising - they are handed bills written by rw-thinktanks and directly by corporations that they don't even have time to read - they then get bribed to pass odious bills...
This is not merely the fight of the GOP/libertarians but of RW-thinktanks who manipulate the hell out of all of us for the corporations.