Comment: Why the need to sign a petition?

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Why the need to sign a petition?

The petition is just contact harvesting.

Sign it and:

Get spammed to death,
Get a mailbox full of junk mail,
Get phone calls up the heiney begging for money

Why the need for all of that, just to have a Senator do his job?

allegory - ˈalɪg(ə)ri/ - noun - 1. a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.