Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The McSupremes: Our Favorite Post-Citizens United Photoshop Job

As R?S? regulars are well aware, we didn't think much of the Supreme Court's recent 5-4 decision to open the floodgates to unfettered corporate spending in elections. Neither did LCV's President, Gene Karpinski.

In fact, a wide range of respected individuals and media outlets roundly criticized the decision. Even retired moderate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor took a swipe at the ruling.

But a picture says a thousand words, and in this case, it's funny enough that we had to share it with you:

We have no idea where it came from (it arrived in this R?S? blogger's inbox via chain email), but our mystery author sure knew who was likely to benefit from the ability to dump millions on federal elections: logos for ExxonMobil, Chevron and Shell Oil are all prominently displayed on the robes of the pro-corporate majority.

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