Before anyone had ever heard of Les Freres Koch, there were those other two brothers, Randolph and Mortimer Duke. They were writing checks to characters like....
....Mr. Beeks. For things like the annual frozen orange juice crop report.
Those checks are now tax deductions.
That was fiction, but now write-off's for dirty tricks have become real. Whether it's political speech or 'social welfare' it amounts to the same thing. Giving the top tenth of the one percent a freer hand to lead us all around by the nose.