Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Give ’Em More Hell, Harry

[[L A U G H A B L E]] * Can we just declare this the quote of the week right now? When Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), who knows a thing or two about combating mob-style corruption, was asked what he thought of recent Republican proposals to reform rules in Congress governing lobbying practices--a significant issue, given the GOP’s Jack Abramoff influence-buying scandal--he responded in what’s becoming his familiar, combative style:
“It is like asking John Gotti to do what he can to clean up organized crime.”
READ MORE:Democrats Unveil Lobbying Curbs,” by Jonathan Weisman (The Washington Post).

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