Foreigners Can Now Buy Elections

We’re now learning some of the unintended consequences of the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing unlimited corporate spending on elections. What is to prevent a foreign nation from sponsoring their own candidates and funding through an American subsidiary?  Sounds far-fetched but now that it’s perfectly legal anything can happen. For a new Senator, Al Franken has some surprising common sense. That does not bode well for an extended political career.

Al Franken is worried elections
Are open to foreign infections
With companies unbound
From throwing around,
The cash to insure their selections.

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