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Wednesday, Jul 03, 2002

running numbers

"But there is a problem here. If greed and corruption and the glamorization of corporate executives have been riding high since the Reagan administration, there came a time when the Democrats showed themselves as part of the problem. Money is fungible (and necessary), and the Democrats have been in on it. Numbers collected by the Center for Responsive Politics on the political contributions of 17 big companies now under scrutiny and investigation show that in the past 18 months, those companies have been giving the Democrats almost as much money as they have been giving Republicans."