Reformers: Court Decision Creates 'Huge Opening' For Foreign Companies To Sway Elections | TPMMuckraker
Some of you folks might still think that somehow Walmart and Goldman Sachs are somehow "us" while Toyota and Deutsche Bank are somehow "them."
If so, with all due respects you need to snap out of it. Walmart and Goldman Sachs are as much "them" as Toyota, Deutsche Bank or any other foreign company.
It will be interesting to see if Arab corporations now attempt to use campaign contributions to offset AIPAC's undue influence.
And will sovereign owned Chinese corporations be allowed to contribute? If not, how about their Delaware corporation subsidiary? Would a contract by a Chinese corporation requiring a US business vendor to make certain campaign contributions be enforceable? In Chinese courts? What about the US corporation that receives the informal but serious message that it had better make certain contributions or risk losing business?
And we have not even begun to consider front corporations for the drug lords.
The possibilities are endless....
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