Liberals think Republicans are living up to their principles when they get cozy with fat cats. The reality is that Republicans betray their principles when they give fat cats a reason to come to Washington to begin with.
Yes, you won’t see a big line of corporations in Washington begging for:
The right to sell gasoline to Iraq at double price
The permission to relax the emissions standards
The right to build or dig in the State Forests
The possibility to lift the average mileage per gallon for cars
Name your reason
You know why? Because it takes as long to get a positive resolution as to pay the fee to Cheney or DeLay. 5 minutes or something.