Newly unfettered freedom to “give”

So this latest Supreme Court ruling was basically inevitable after Citizens United. After all: If politically and financially, corporations are people, then rich people are definitely people. Of course, politically and financially, this further establishes that poor people are barely people at all… but we knew that already, didn’t we?

Related commentary from Daily Beast

AND in the interest of fairness: Although I am super lefty, and think that the GOP is really going to exploit the hell out of this, I don’t deny that the Democratic Party is joining the no-limits fun (maybe even instigating, in some cases).

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About amywinns

Semi-snarky, semi-sincere, occasionally ranting, always paying attention. Feminist who can work a skirt and crack a joke. Grammar nerd who is also fun at parties. Mid-career writer/editor with 15 years’ experience in newspapers & magazines who now helps developers at a major media corporation communicate with the suits who write the checks. Pro-women, pro-family, pro-choice, pro-workingclass, pro-entrepreneur, pro-farmer. Like every other bourgeois Brooklynite, I choose local/organic/raw food — mostly vegetables — whenever possible/reasonable/affordable but I’m not a smug asshole about it. Hometown: Atlanta. Weird hobby: lindy hop. No pets, no kids, no thanks.
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