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patrickchacone

Brentwood - Los Angeles, California
Journalism Major, Political Science Minor
Class of 2019

Opinion – Voting shouldn’t be a financial contest to sway the political landscape corporate benefit

Mickey Mouse should not influence the United States presidential election. The Walt Disney Corporation donated $5,005,823 to the Trump campaign, according to opensecrets.com, a political website tracking money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy. Millions of dollars are legally donated by American companies in support of their preferred political candidate during every presidential election. This is America’s greatest current threat to democracy.