“Money is the basis of almost all relationships in D.C.,” he writes. “And, in a nutshell, this is why our political campaign system and DC’s mushrooming Permanent Class — who alternate between government jobs and lawyering, influence-peddling and finance — mean Wall Street always wins.” Democrats, he argues, aren’t much different than Republicans when it comes to selling out. Connaughton describes the Washington taxonomy of the lobbyists, consultants and lawyers he calls “Professional Democrats.” “If the Marine Corps’s hierarchy of allegiance is unit, corps, country, God, then the hierarchy for a Professional Democrat is current firm, former-elected-official boss, the congressional Democratic leadership, and the president (if he or she is a Democrat),” Connaughton writes. That was the true faith he lived by for about 25 years until he finally left the capital, bought a dog and took refuge in Savannah Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/82897_Page4.html#ixzz2Ad9D6ZtD
I am always a little skeptical of people who write tell all books. A former Biden aide wrote one. He was bitter that the VP never seemed to fully trust him. I wonder why? Nevertheless, I am sure that the big banks controlling both parties is true and the President and VP have no understanding of finance and economics. That is not a revelation to most of us, but it is nice to remind you undecided voters of that fact from an insider.