By definition a “Shark Tank” is not a democracy. It’s a bidding war, an arms race, a money-based boxing match in which the fat cats and tycoons by the referee and judges to keep winning. The means of the system itself nor whether its ends are just, caring, or virtuous are irrelevant. “Power is power,” Cersei Lannister says. So too, do the Super PACs. Read what I mean in Steve Israel’s opinion article in The New York Times.