Originally Posted by ElasticNinja
I'd imagine that if there ever was a Mitterand style candidate for president in the US corporations would use their massive political leverage to assault him and his credibility. Even still the people would have a vote.
You, sir, are confused, and you only look at part of the picture. To say '.........the people still have a vote' shows a certain level of understanding that does not jive with 'corporations would use their leverage to ....' The whole point of your statement about corporations is to show that (average) citizens are spoon fed candidates and thus their vote is, to an extent, predetermined. Is that not your contention?