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Senator Marco Rubio published an important Op-Ed Monday titled, “Corporations that undermine American values don’t deserve GOP support.” I read it in the NY Post but it may be syndicated elsewhere. We have been seeing an astonishing change in the mindset of corporations over the last 20-plus years. For most of the previous century, corporations tried to remain politically neutral, and if anything they leaned to the right. Rubio starts with that premise:
“What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” This was a defining American adage in the last century, because it was true: US corporations helped to make our country the most prosperous in the history of the world. But with the profits came a corporate duty to care for the strength of the nation and its citizens.