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Corporations’ political influence must be restricted

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Corporations’ political influence must be restricted When talking about who should govern our country, John Jay, one of America’s Founding Fathers, once said: “Those who own it should govern it.” It was true in the 18th century, and it is apparently true today. Money rules, so it does not matter who gets elected. Unless we eliminate all but publicly funded election campaigns, elected officials have no choice but to serve at the discretion of special ...

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