Unformatted text preview: essentially funded by a corporate enemy. This is legal as long the group campaigning is not giving funds or getting direction to or from any candidate. Lifting the ban on the amounts of money that a corporation or business can give to independent campaigns opens the door for them to simply out spend a candidate to hurt their election chances. Candidates may as well look like NASCAR drivers who have logos of all of their corporate sponsors displayed on their suits. We could soon be watching full-length television shows that either directly or indirectly gives support for or against candidates and issues. This undermines the political process by legalizing the purchase of our elected officials who then “owe” the corporations who have supported them....
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course POL SCI 101 taught by Professor Baker during the Summer '10 term at KCTCS.
- Summer '10