"The side that stays within its fortifications is beaten." ~Napoleon
By those odds, I have a roughly 1/500,000 of working my way up to reaching billionaire status. Those are ridiculously long odds just to reach the billion dollars necessary to reach 1/36th of either of the Koch brothers respective $36 billion dollars.
That's unrealistic that I should have to outearn 299.999 million other people just to have the ability to keep equal speaking power with an elite segment of the population. That's not protecting free speech, that's protecting a plutocracy.
I believe it is.
To her Wall Street owners: Hillary Clinton: “But if everybody's watching, you know, all of the back room discussions and the deals, you know, then people get a little nervous, to say the least. so, you need both a public and a private position.” - Hillary Clinton: "I'm kind of far removed from the struggles of the Middle Class"