So the U.S. Supreme Court decides that individuals can give any amount they want to any candidate they want. Critics decry corruption. But a more benevolent take would have us moving consciously toward an Aristocracy — a rule by the few for the sake of all.
If the rich and powerful few fund and back campaigns only for their selfish interests, then we’d have an oligarchy. But, hoping against hope, if they truly keep the common good in view, we’ll have Aristotle’s preferred Constitutional type.