About standard. Those who want bigger government often also see government as a way to line their pockets and/or increase their “status.”
(From The Washington Free Beacon)
Democratic congressional candidate and millionaire Scott Wallace now repeatedly attacks money’s influence in politics despite the fact he donated large sums of money to former President Barak Obama’s campaign.
The wealthy Pennsylvania Democrat gave more than $100,000 to Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and Inaugural Committee. He also asked former Obama advisor John Podesta to appoint him as U.S. ambassador to South Africa, Fox News reports.