The Masters of Sleaze
"Back in 1995, when Republicans took over Congress, a new cadre of daring and original thinkers arose. These bold innovators had a key insight: that you no longer had to choose between being an activist and a lobbyist. You could be both. You could harness the power of K Street to promote the goals of Goldwater, Reagan and Gingrich. And best of all, you could get rich while doing it! "Is it just me or does it seem like the "greed is good" groupies of the 80's are coming into power? Politics and money are unfortunately inseperable, but it is getting blatant these days. What concerns me most is that the American public seems to buy into this as acceptable. Simply business as usual. For many years it was a joke that an honest politician couldn't be elected in Louisiana. This was because there was a belief that there was no such thing as an honest politician. I hate to think this is what we are coming to in America. Where is the outrage?
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