In Campaign Finance Reform
Priceline.com’s stock soared and eBay created an entire new section on their online auction site to accommodate the US Congress’ overhaul of campaign financial law.
Senator John McCain, in a speech from Capitol Hill, praised his fellow Senators’s choice to “name your own price” for Congressional influence. “This is significant legislation that will turn around a stagnant economy by pouring millions into politicians’ pockets.”
In the new law, private citizens will be able to log onto Priceline.com and “name their own price” to influence a member of the House. Citizens wishing to purchase a Senator need to logon to Ebay.
William Jefferson Clinton has replaced William Shatner as spokesman for the new Congressional Priceline. In an “off-camera” remark, as Mr. Clinton held his crotch, he said, “This is going to be *big*, really *big*.”