Somewhere along the line I learned a valuable, on-the-job lesson—follow the money.
Let me rephrase that—always follow the money.
There might be some twists and turns along the way, but, more often than not, it will usually take you to where you want to go.
This fiscal rule of thumb pertains to politicians and government officials who are in or are yet to be in office. Campaign finance reports, for instance, are like a window into a candidate’s brain. You thought I was going to say soul, didn’t you?