I had already posted an earlier version of this illustration late last year but upon further inspection i decided that I hadn’t done it justice.
The quote “corporations are people my friend” is an actual quote from Republican nominee Mitt Romney. It’s unclear what he meant by that particular proclamation.
Is he saying that corporations can get sick like people, die of old age like people?
Maybe the gist of what he was getting at was that it doesn’t matter that a billionaire with a high stake in a corporation only has to pay 15% on their capital gains tax(which is the money they make from doing absolutely nothing) while the average family pays more than double that amount. So therefore, the money goes straight to “the people”. Or maybe the corporations give it straight back to the people?
No. Even after writing all this down, I still don’t get it.
Here’s the footage of him actually saying this if you want to try and work it out yourself…
All I can say is good luck.