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  • mhm Yeah, spending 25 years on the street and being involved with politicians and understanding the whole Machiavellian ideology that we had on the street.

  • I'm seeing this so pervasive in our government here in the United States.

  • He wrote a book about this.

  • How, you know, there are a lot of, I think similarities between the mafia and democracy.

  • I'm going up against the two party system here.

  • Michael and BBC, the state funded media organization recently had a debate for mayor and they invited to people for the debate.

  • Right.

  • One of the two parties, even though I was clearly in second place.

  • Again, if you can't learn about your candidate, then how do you have the right to vote?

  • Which means it's not a democracy.

  • And they were literally not allowing me to go out and spread my message show running for mayor is the last thing I wanted to do.

  • When I told my wife this, she looked at me and said, why London reels never been bigger business has never been better and the world's never needed your voice more than ever.

  • Why go do this thing we're going to be criticized.

  • And it will be the hardest job I've ever had.

  • Let's be clear.

  • And I just thought, you know, I can't sit by and let this happen.

  • I've got no donors.

  • I've got nobody checking me.

  • I just go for the best ideas that will make the city I love when you're presenting the right ideas and you're presenting what's going to be helpful to the people into the city, then Hey, you're the guy and you are doing that.

  • Yeah, yeah.

mhm Yeah, spending 25 years on the street and being involved with politicians and understanding the whole Machiavellian ideology that we had on the street.

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MAFIA DEMOCRACY! What Happens When The Government Turns Thug. Michael Franzese Interview. - Trailer

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