Sunday, May 18, 2008

Lobbying Related Departures?

Is this a new term of political art? I'd prefer "lobbying related deaths" but I'll take what I can get. From Politico via the indespensible Obsidian Wings
Former Rep. Thomas G. Loeffler, a Texan who is among the McCain campaign’s most important advisers and fundraisers, has resigned as a national co-chair over lobbying entanglements, a Republican source told Politico on Sunday.

It’s at least the fifth lobbying-related departure from the campaign in a week. (...)