January 25, 2010

Facepalm

  • Lehrer: [Regarding the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.] Why do you assume that people will use it in evil ways?
  • Shields: I don’t find corporations, historically in this country, to have been altruistic agents.
  • Lehrer: David?
  • Brooks: I think they’re altruistic when they make great products. I happen to like my iPod and all that kinda stuff.

PBS NewsHour: January 22, 2010

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