Cenk Uygar is right. Corporatism has utterly corrupted American democracy and, as shown by the Citizens United decision, the country's top court to boot. The thing many don't understand yet is that the deed is all but a done deal.
We in Canada can wipe the self-righteous smug grins off our faces. With the support of every party in the House of Commons, Canada is descending into the squalid status of a petro-state in the very worst sense of the term. If you don't really understand that I'd recommend you read Andrew Nikiforuk's Tar Sands, Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent.