23 December 2009 Record-Breaking Lobbying
POLITICO reports that 2009 will be another record year in money spent on lobbying in Washington, likely up from the roughly $3,300,000,000 spent on lobbying in ’08. However …
While times may be good for lobbyists, there’s a more dismal lesson to be learned from the relentless upward trend of lobbying spending that appears undaunted by even a massive recession: Lobbying is seen as an issue of political and economic survival in this town.
Maybe. I’ve been thinking on this one for a while. More to follow after a shower & a smoke.