A number of this fall's initiative campaigns are the playthings of wealthy individuals or public sector unions. In some cases few other groups are really even on the field. Two of the biggest players are Molly Munger (Prop. 38) and her half brother Charles (Prop. 32). Comparatively speaking corporations and business groups are largely holding their fire. In the initiative process, at least, the notion the big companies are pressing their advantage appears false. Wealthy individuals have their pet projects and the government workers unions have their interests. So much for returning power to the people.
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