Originally Posted by atljatl
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?
I dont think anything is predetermined or destiny. People have "free will" and can vote for the candidate of their choice. People are easily influenced of course, especially when they fail to think things through, and many voters vote without informing themselves.