Lobbyists As The New Celebrities? Cheering On Those Who Abuse The System

from the the-greedconomy dept

In the first half of this decade, the press liked to cheer on those hedge fund bosses, who abused the financial system to great wealth. These days, of course, with the economy in the tank, the press needs to find some other class of system-abusers to cheer on. As Copycense notes, it looks like DC lobbyists may be getting the celebrity treatment these days, similar to the hedge fund batch a few years ago. It's as if the press gleefully looks for those who abuse the system for greed to celebrate. What a shame.

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    Chronno S. Trigger (profile), 5 Oct 2009 @ 5:39am

    If the hedge fund bosses did it...

    So the DC lobbyists are going to be the next group of people to put us into a recession?

    Actually, I can see it. I can also see them throwing us into another civil war.

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