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MCCain: Lobbyist in Chief

Josh Marshall comments on a Washington Post article detailing the ties McCain's chief strategist has to the Georgian government. Yes, his foreign policy advisor is paid by a foreign country. Conflict of interest? Not to "Maverick" John McCain.

Money quote:

After you read the article it's astonishing that Scheunemann is even still with the campaign. And it just adds to the continuing mystery of how McCain preserves this image of being the scourge of lobbyists when he is almost a caricature of the kind of politician whose conduct is managed by a series of lobbyists who manage his actions on almost every point of policy.

And everyone thinks the press is in love with Obama...

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