August 15, 2004

Structural Corruption

Steve Clemons on an example of the structural corruption in government (Clemons cites an example of ex CIA director James Woolsey, whose wife is a director of Fluor corporation (recipient of $1.6B in Iraq contracts). Another example is Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle, whose wife, Linda, is a lobbyist who mostly represents airlines, aircraft makers and other aviation-related interests all of which have a steady stream of issues before the Senate.

Posted by James Zellmer at August 15, 2004 12:46 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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