Corporations are people, my friend. Too bad teachers aren’t:
The bigger problem, Romney said, is that “the person sitting across the table from them should not have received the largest campaign contribution from the teachers union themselves … [It's] an extraordinary conflict of interest and something that should be addressed.” He later added that “we simply can’t have” elected officials who have received large contributions from teachers sitting across from them at the bargaining table “supposedly” to represent the interests of children. “I think it’s a mistake,” Romney said. “I think we have to get the money out of the teachers unions going into campaigns. It’s the wrong way for us to go. We’ve got to separate that.” — Romney: Teacher contributions to politicians should be limited – CBS News
SAYS THE MAN being financed by Sheldon Adelson, “the mega-donor who’s “made history …[as] the first person to spend $70 million to sway a presidential election” and who plans to spend $100 million by Election Day.
Sure, Mitt. It’s the teachers unions and all their tens of dollars that are the problem with campaign contributions and conflicts of interest.