The number of registered lobbyists in Washington has more than doubled since 2000 to more than 34,750 while the amount that lobbyists charge their new clients has increased by as much as 100 percent. Only a few other businesses have enjoyed greater prosperity in an otherwise fitful economy.
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Democracy for sale
Plutocracy and the revolving door between business and government at its finest:
Posted by Hume's Ghost at 8/17/2005