Politicians or Nascar Drivers

When politicians are given this much money from specific groups, are they really representing the interests of the people? What would politics look like if candidates had to be open about their sponsors? We used Open Secrets and Business Insider to find out!

From our discussion on the power elite and corporate taxes, we became interested in who “owns” politicians. Following the lead of others who have viewed this as Political Nascar (GOOD here and here and Reddit user crandyj220), we present to you, the 2012 Presidential Candidates and corporations that own them!

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