Argument: Unlimited spending engenders corporate-sponsored candidates
Anna Burger. Secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, wrote in a January 24, 2010 piece: "There can be no doubt: The voice of everyday working Americans in the political process will be muted. How can they compete for airtime with the deep pockets of multinational corporations? The court's decision has said loud and clear that Mr. Smith has no business in Washington -- that seat's been sponsored by Wal-Mart."