Stunning development in campaign finance laws. We are now of, by, and for the corporations folks. Simple as that:
Sweeping aside a century-old understanding and overruling two important precedents, a bitterly divided Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the government may not ban political spending by corporations in candidate elections.
5-4 along expected partisan ideological lines.
I understand this also applies to labor unions and other groups, but you don’t have to be a day trader to know that corporations will clean the clocks of labor unions in tossing money at races.
Game. Set. Match. You got pwned, America.