Lobbyists are the target each election. But nothing every changes.
lobbying in the US has been protected by supreme court decisions since the late 1800's. a problem what started out small and has only gotten exponentially worst as the concentration of wealth and power in the US has reached record levels.
"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false"
- William Casey, CIA Director (from 1st staff meeting 1981)