Something To Think About
Something To Think About – 1/25/2016By H. Randolph Holder
The vow to freeze out lobbyists and nail shut the revolving door was apparently just a throwaway line in Barack Obama’s stump speeches. Note that the top lobbyist for the private health insurance industry fighting Obamacare is a former Health and Human Services official. The head of the software industry’s lobbying group is a former Obama White House appointee; and an Obama aide deeply involved in crafting the White House’s broadband Internet policy now serves as the chief lawyer for the telecom industry group seeking to legally overturn those same rules.