[None of the Above raw #41]

Raw footage for "None of the Above," a documentary about non-voters in the 1996 presidential election. Interview with Molly Ivins, political columnist for the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

00:00Copy video clip URL Static.

00:40Copy video clip URL B-roll of the Plaza Hotel in NYC.

02:00Copy video clip URL Molly Ivins, political columnist for the Fort Worth Star Telegram, says that she plans on not voting for president, because she’s disgusted with the choices. She claims that Clinton’s passage of welfare reform hurt children for his own political gain, which is the reason why she is not voting for him. She speaks of how public policy affects those at the bottom the most.

06:18Copy video clip URL Ivins says that she wants to check a box that says “it makes me vomit.” She calls the political system “legalized bribery.” She says that the government serves corporate interests and has threatened the dream of a true democracy. She outlines scandals that both candidates are involved in along these lines. She says that campaign finance reform is the only way to solve this.

11:00Copy video clip URL Ivins claims that the press is a co-conspirator in this process. She also says that politicians and the media are to blame for the reason why people don’t vote.

16:20Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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