Next week, citizens around the country will have the opportunity to vote in the most expensive midterm elections in US history. This depressing waste of money has been going on for awhile. Thirty years ago, a candidate for the Vermont state senate held a fundraiser in protest of such extravagance. For only ninety-five cents, guests could attend this lavish shindig. Thanks to Bill Kauffman for sending this exclusive invitation my way. If you want to learn more about John McClaughry, read Bill’s review of John’s memoir and political career or read the memoir itself on FPR.