The snake oil sales team called the U.S. Congress claimed recently passed ethics legislation would curtail the impact of special interest and big money on the political systems.
Uh huh. So why are party fundraisers selling face time with big wigs as part of the package deal to top dollar donors?
Because with or without “ethics reform,” it’s business as usual in Washington.
Convention Party Favors Include Face Time – Congress just completed ethics legislation designed to put distance between lawmakers and the interests that seek favors from them. [Washington Post Political News]