Hillary Clinton has co-authored a New York Times op-ed with former GOP Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee, and in doing so has given us a preview of what her poll-tested, K Street approved presidency would be like.
THE POLITICO reports that Beltway lobbyists are fed up with President Obama’s alleged “disdain” for their profession and are eagerly awaiting the election of a president who will love them as they deserve to be loved: Hillary Clinton.
Sean Eldridge, who married the guy (Chris Hughes) who made hundreds of millions after pioneering the Facebook “poke” feature, is running for Congress as a man of the people, having vowed to fight against “the power of money and special interests in politics.”
You know, despite the fact that Eldridge (i.e., Hughes) has contributed almost $1 million to his own campaign, and has raised money from Silicon Valley billionaires. Oh, and the fact that Eldridge is operating a 21st century fiefdom in an effort to buy political support from local business owners.
Earlier this week, Eldridge was in Washington, D.C., raising money with at an event co-hosted by Steven Elmendorf, a rich liberal lobbyist whose clients include Facebook, Time Warner, General Electric, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs. You know, a real man of the people. Elmendorf has already donated the maximum permissible amount ($5,200) to Eldridge’s campaign.