Armey Gets Greenback Handshake

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Don’t feel bad for economist-lobbyist Dick Armey. Though the Koch Bros. fired him from their Tea Party-front group Freedomworks, he is getting an $8 million bonus. BTW, when he lost his coup attempt against Newt, and left to become a full-time lobbyist, Armey–with a dirt-eating grin on his face–proclaimed to fellow congressmen that he was “starting at more than $1 million a year.” Though those were 2003 dollars, he has done even better. There’s prosperity in being a “libertarian” for the oligarchy and its Republican party..

3:34 pm on December 4, 2012
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