Always be wary of politicians offering to "help" the poor by "creating good jobs and growing the economy". They are really looking for a way to give your money to their friends:

As of 1942, Farley was considered the supreme Democratic Party Boss of New York. ... Farley guided and remained at the helm of Coca-Cola International for over 30 years and was responsible for the company's global expansion as a quasi-government agency in World War II. This was used as a boost to the morale and energy levels of the fighting boys. Shipped with food and ammo as a “war priority item,” the deal spread Coke's market worldwide at government expense. Also at U.S. expense after the war, fifty-nine new Coke plants were installed to help rebuild Europe.