“Anytime Exxon feels like it, Exxon can go and claim one of the 435 Congressional districts in this country, and drop $100 million in cash to pay for ads to knock off anybody they don’t like. To them, that’s an insignificant amount of money.”
The Corporations are out of control.
And they have driven the remnants of the government out of control.
There is only one solution….Public Financing of Elections.
Of course the public financing of elections is a direct affront, a direct challenge, a direct act of aggression against the Corporations and the segment of the government they control.
It is an Act of War.
Of course only loony lefty fringey non-pragmatic crazy people declare war against the kind of Empire and control that the combination of Corporations and government represent.
But when in the course of human events….