This topic comes up across the media every election cycle, and sometimes more often. I believe that money is speech. I believe that based on the evidence.
For over 2000 years, money has been a medium – sometimes the medium – of communication, especially political speech. The German Democratic Republic honored Karl Marx on its 100 DM notes from 1971 until 1990. On the other hand, the privately-owned Clydesdale Bank of Scotland issued a ₤50 note celebrating Adam Smith
Money is Speech here http://necessaryfacts.blogspot.com/2012/10/money-is-speech.html
The notes of the American colonies in revolt announced “American Congress / We are One” and “Mind Your Business” and “When it is over, then we will rest” (Cessante Vento Conquiescemus) and “Issued in Defence of American Liberty”. The North Carolina $40 note of 1778 honored “Freedom of Speech and Liberty of the Press.”
Money as Press and Speech here http://necessaryfacts.blogspot.com/2013/11/money-as-press-and-speech.html
Good writers address the back of your mind. Lawrence Norden and Daniel Weiner call these people "uber-rich." According to the Urban Dictionary ... the germanism "uber" came into our language in the 1980s via California punk music as a direct play on Deutschland Über Alles. While the Urban Dictionary allows that you can be uber-confused, the subliminal message from Weiner and Norden is that tycoons are unAmerican, perhaps even anti-American crypto-nazis. Slandering the rich pays big dividends.
Tycoon Dough is Democratic here http://necessaryfacts.blogspot.com/2015/01/tycoon-dough-is-democratic.html