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AUGUSTA, Maine - A coalition fed up with corporate money in politics is taking the first step on a long path that it hopes will lead to overturning a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing more money to flood into campaigns.
I don't know about you, but when I consider secular, for-profit corporations, my mind becomes bathed in a warm light and turns to thoughts of religion. Yes, the Almighty. That would be the Almighty Dollar in this context.
"Corporations are people, my friend," presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011 after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes. "Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to people."