The United States of America is home to the most corrupt politicians of all time. It became a culture to the public, and that is the reason why it is widely practiced in the country. Check out the politicians that started the plague of corruption in the United States of America.
1. William Tweed
He was known to be Boss Tweed during his reign in service. He is the icon of extreme political corruption. Asking favors, buying votes and deals with his constituents was his favorite topics when dealing with people. Imagine how he managed to increase the debt of the town up to a hundred million dollars. He can do wonders with his connections.
2. Ray Blanton
He was a part of the House of Representatives, and he even won the post of a Governor dated 1975. His kind of corruption specialty was inclined criminal corruption. If not for a deal made by the chief county, there is no way that you will let go of a murderer to walk back on the streets.
3. Budd Dwyer
His favorite crime was bribery and fraud. Campaign donations should be used for the campaign itself, but with Budd Dwyer, an amount of around three hundred thousand dollars donations was taken. He was also faced with numerous counts of frauds, but he decided to make thing easier for himself. He committed suicide to dodge the bullet of the sentence that will be given to him with all the charges of multiple fraudulent activities.
4. Edwin Edwards
It seems that we have the complete recipe for the absolute corruption in the United States. Now that we have mentioned Edwin Edwards, it’s time to reveal his specialty. It is none other than extortion. He was able to put up a good run though because it took a while before all the evidence were collated to be used against him.
With all these four crooked politicians of their time, it is not impossible that the culture they have laid out in public were widely utilized by others who are just like them.