A shocking link between campaign funds and earmarks

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

I'm shocked, shocked that corporate lobbyists perceive a tie between campaign contributions and earmarks ["In e-mails, lobbyists perceive ties between campaign cash, earmarks," news story, March 6]. Imagine the dismay of the conservative Supreme Court majority when its members discover that the floodgates of corporate cash they opened may lead not to enlightening the public on the finer points of capitalism but rather to grasping taxpayer funds for the swollen pockets of corporations. Or was that their intent?

Mark Schroeder, Vienna

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