Friday, November 7, 2008

Obama keeps his promise -or not!

Remember all that bloviating by O-bama against lobbyists? Well, the CHANGE is truly under way-
Lobbyists get posts on Team Obama

With the campaign over, lobbyists are out of the dog house and helping with the White House transition team.

President-elect Barack Obama has named 18 people to his team – and half of them are, or once were, registered lobbyists.


Obama's challenge is that many of Washington's experienced Democratic policy hands have made their living, for at least part of the Bush years, in lobbying. But he ran on a message of reform, refusing to take contributions from lobbyists and saying that they wouldn't work in his White House.

Did any one believe him? Of course, his media poodles did.

(emphasis mine)