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When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission that corporations have the same rights as individuals to participate in elections, Murray Hill Inc. saw an opening to take this historic civil rights struggle to the next level -- it is running for Congress.
For too long, corporate interests had to rely on campaign contributions and influence peddling to achieve their goals in Washington. But thanks to an enlightened Supreme Court, multinational corporations can now eliminate the middle-man and run for office themselves.
Our campaign has caught fire across the U.S. and around the world. We were featured in a page-one story in The Washington Post, on NPR, CNBC, CBS' Face the Nation, The Huffington Post, The New York Times online and many other publications and radio shows.
But Stephen Colbert's announcement that he's organizing a March to Keep Fear Alive got us thinking. It's often said that one corporation can make a difference, and every conglomerate must try. What more could Murray Hill Inc. do to further undermine the archaic and increasingly irrelevant canard of individual democracy? We are the Fear that Stephen Colbert is working so tirelessly to protect -- and we want every voter in America to know it!
That's why, inspired by Stephen Colbert and the response we've received from hundreds of thousands of YouTube viewers, ten thousand Facebook fans and the swell fellows we meet at Bohemian Grove, Bilderberg, Skull and Bones and the Trilateral Commission, Murray Hill Inc. has launched an exciting new venture.
Today, we are running ads on Ohio and Delaware radio stations in support of two of the many stalwart defenders of corporate hegemony running for office -- Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell (R-DE). We plan to roll out this campaign to other congressional districts and states between now and the November election.
The 30-second ads hail the candidates for their opposition to the Disclose Act, the legislation sponsored by Murray Hill's opponent in the November election, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). The legislation would have blunted the impact of the Supreme Court ruling that protected the rights of corporations to make unlimited, undocumented campaign contributions.
Van Hollen and the other sinister forces of anti-corporate bigotry are gathering to limit the free-speech spending rights of America's great corporations. Thankfully, true patriots like John
Boehner and Christine O'Donnell know that corporations are people too, and they have an inalienable right to wield unchecked power in our elections.
We often hear that we have the 'best Congress money can buy,' but sadly, this ideal remains elusive. Our goal is to elect a corporate Congress whose loyalty and votes can be openly sold, leased and traded. These priorities are important to John Boehner and Christine O'Donnell, and they are important to the American people.
Listen for more Murray Hill ads coming your way soon. And join us in Washington with Stephen Colbert on October 30.
(You won't see us, but we'll be there in spirit and disembodied voice.)