Eat Me, Corporate Personhood!
Washington -- Remember last week when those nuttier than a fruitcake conservative "SCOTUS FIVE" panty hamsters ganged up against We the People to throw out a sixty-three year old ban on corporate money in federal elections that puts our government and corporate contracts, infrastructures and, well the whole country up for sale to grifty, shifty foreign weasels and how the rest of the US citizenry really, really is not in the mood to stand for such Soprano-ish thuggery from the nation's highest court?
PR firm Murray Hill Inc. has announced that it is planning to do a brilliant haha run for Congress in the upcoming Republican primary in Maryland’s 8th congressional district in protest of the Supreme Court’s diabolical decision. A press release on its website explains that the company wants to “eliminate the middle man” and make a run for Congress directly, rather than influencing it with corporate dollars. In a statement, Murray Hill Inc. said:
“Until now, corporate interests had to rely on campaign contributions and influence peddling to achieve their goals in Washington. But thanks to an enlightened Supreme Court, now we can eliminate the middle-man and run for office ourselves.”
“The strength of America,” Murray Hill Inc. says, “is in the boardrooms, country clubs and Lear jets of America’s great corporations. We’re saying to Wal-Mart, AIG and Pfizer, if not you, who? If not now, when?” [...]
Now that's my kind of PR firm. Local LWOH readers are encouraged to drop the savvy patriots over at Murray Hill, Inc. PR a tasty box of chocolates with a thank you note and a vote!