The real problem, therefore, is over the radio and television airwaves, especially network TV, THE main villain in the piece, and there a simple solution is readily to hand via the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC can simply issue a mandate banning all such sales and media buys as illegal, and that would be that. As for the expected wailing from the donors that it would deprive them of their right of free speech, I’d weigh that against the total death of democracy as we know it if we continue down our present path, and vote to abolish it. The people who own the TV stations are THE culprits, but they don’t own the airwaves—WE the people own them. The FCC belongs to us, not to them.