Another good one from Tim Carney. And yes, of course Bush had herds of lobbyists running through the Executive Office Building too. Sadly, pretty much every president for a long time has, and the herds are getting bigger as the system of crony capitalism expands.
(From The Examiner)
Candidate Obama said lobbyists wouldn’t work in his White House. President Obama said “we’ve excluded lobbyists from policymaking jobs.” But some lobbyists were too beautiful to exclude.