It's True: Corporations Are People What else could they be? Buildings don't hire people. Buildings don't design cars that run on electricity or discover drug therapies to defeat cancer. Elizabeth Warren introduced President Obama at a big fundraiser in Boston: "Mitt Romney tells us, in his own words, he believes corporations are people. No, Mitt, corporations are NOT people," she pronounced. "People have hearts. They have kids. They get jobs. They get sick. They love and they cry and they dance. They live and they die. Learn the difference." The audience went wild. Jack Welch and Suzy Welch: It's True—Corporations Are People - WSJ.com Ms. Warren.. who makes corporate decisions? Computers? Buildings? Oil wells? Seriously .. what else but "people" make those decisions? NOT corporations!