Corporate personhood doesn’t belong on ballot 

Money in politics is a large issue, and the rise of so-called super-PACs is a troublesome trend. Whether you agree or disagree with the U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling that corporations have the right to spend in elections, the ballot in San Francisco is not the place to take a stand.

Proposition G is a policy statement with no teeth about an issue that is not even local. Policy statements on local issues can be significant, but this fight needs to be fought in Washington, D.C.

It doesn’t matter how you vote, because the Beltway won’t be listening.

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of Citizens United, Proposition G

More by Examiner Editorial

Latest in Editorials

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Videos

Readers also liked…

Most Popular Stories

© 2016 The San Francisco Examiner

Website powered by Foundation