Strict New Rules Will Be Put In Place (For Everyone Else)

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Remember all that noise, delivered with practiced and indignant huff, about lobby rules? About the hiring of former lobbyists, and how that was a bad thing(tm) and would in no way be permitted in the new administration. Yeah, well, not so much.
It seems the boyish charm Banker in our big Monopoly game, Tim Geithner, wants to hire an old acquaintance who is a former lobbyist for Goldman Sachs.
We expect he will get his way. I mean its not as serious as paying your taxes or anything, and that (along with penalties and interest) is the sort of thing that's obviously to inconvenient to bother with when there is important work to be done.
Obama's hypocrisy showing [CNN]

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