Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
From private citizens.

Should no person working at any auto company ever be allowed to donate to a political cause because some part of their salary was paid with government money?

I'll do you one better - no person who has ever derived any of their income from a government contract can ever donate to any cause - ever.

Sound good?
I bet that would rule out just about everyone, considering the interconnections throughout the economy. Might not be such a bad system. Then only those rich enough to self finance would be competitive.