Friday, August 19, 2011

Open Mic Night At The Lobbyist Bar

Yeah, this pretty much sums up exactly how American politics works.

In what looked like a covert lobbying effort, a top Bank of America official brushed past Gov. Rick Perry (R) during a New Hampshire business breakfast on Wednesday, shook his hand and uttered the words, “Bank of America, we will help you out,” before walking away as if nothing had been said.

The brief exchange was caught by a CSPAN camera, but went unnoticed until the blog ZeroHedge pointed it out. ZeroHedge also correctly placed the man’s identity as James Mahoney, Bank of America’s director of public policy.

Que sera sera. Commenter here earlier today said I should stop bothering with Rick Perry because there was no way he could win. I beg to differ and this is exactly why.

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