Yes of course, socialism allows corporate elitist to infiltrate the mechanisms of government and the larger and more dominant this government the more corrupt the system becomes.
This is the message of the founding fathers and the message of constitutional conservatism. As a Ron Paul supporter you should understand this.
(edit)The one common thread that seems to bind liberals together is the lack of acknowledgment to certain realities.
For instants, the historical failures of wealth redistribution and the past success of free market enterprise. The constant cycle of socialist economic failures that always ensue steady increases in progressive policies and the faithful remedial effects of free market policy.