Agreed that they likely never foresaw corporations as individuals but the connection to the Crown was the exact issue because the Crown used them to exact pressure on the colonialists not conform and comply to the desires of the Crown not the individual company. It was always about the Crown.<quoted text>
There is no doubt that the founding fathers wanted complete seperation of corporations and the government. They did not want to see corporations labeled as individuals. It made no difference if they were connected to the Crown or not, so the substance of his quote still applies.
I'm sure the FF likely never foresaw many other things that have been twisted logic that the SCOTUS has pulled out of there asses either.