Follow the money!
Answer by Kris Rosvold:
Simple. Every single time any politician speaks, or presents "evidence" of anything ask this one Question of them, and of yourself: "Cui Bono?!"
This roughly translates to "Who benefits from this?" Or "Who profits from this?"
Then do a bit of research on who's funding that politician (and their party brass), with your Question in mind at:
Then do a bit of research on how that politician voted, with your Question in mind at:
Then… connect the dots.
You might find this useful in your endeavor:
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