Tuesday, October 08, 2013

PAC money and the Tea party

Why doesn't the Tea Party get praised for fighting the power of Big Money in politics?

Tea Party loosens K Street's stranglehold on the GOP

It may confuse liberals who think free-market politics is just a corrupt deal to enrich Big Business — or who claim that the Tea Party is a Big Business front — but these are the opposing pulls in the GOP: K Street and the Tea Party.
Note the inherent corruption and dishonesty of the Establishment Opposition:

Consider the Kentucky primary that year.

With Mitch McConnell's help, Grayson raised half a million dollars from business PACs, including Obamacare backers like Pfizer and the American Hospital Association, bailout beneficiaries like the American Bankers Association and the Managed Funds Association and Beltway bandits like Northrop Grumman. At least a dozen lobbying firms and industry trade groups funded Grayson.

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