Business should not try to control, gain favor or interfere with government for good or bad reasons.
And, government should not try to control, give favor, give punishment or interfere with business for good or bad reasons.
The People should control both:
Control the government with awareness, activism and votes.
And, control businesses with their pocket book through a real free market free from government tinkering (and not through the people co-owning all means of production).