The failures of capitalism have their rewards.

More than 2,000 companies and municipalities have hired lobbyists since the election

The U.S. Government’s mind-boggling $787 billion economic stimulus package and $3.6 trillion hard times budget have spawned growth in at least one sector—lobbying. The Washington Post reports that more than 2,000 companies, municipalities and associations have hired D.C. Lobbyists since the Nov. election. “We’re busy as bees out here,” says one trade association. “Making honey.”

The Washington Post

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