Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Congressmen For Sale, Senators For Sale, President For Sale

Need more proof that the republicans in DC are flat out for sale? Check this out, the number of registered lobbyists in Washington has doubled to nearly 35,000 in the last five years. Five years! From the Washington Post:

"There's unlimited business out there for us," said Robert L. Livingston, a Republican former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and now president of a thriving six-year-old lobbying firm. "Companies need lobbying help."
K Street must look like Macy's a week before Christmas. I wonder if there are recess clearance sales. For one full price Tom Delay, can I get half off on Bob Ney and Michael Oxley?

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