I know firsthand that U.S. officials are often offered munificent benefits from special interests — to be collected after they retire, of course. It’s pretty obvious that Tony’s moolah is in that category – hence his petulance.
And it’s not just PMs. The New York Times reported last fall that my former senate staff colleague, Peter Galbraith, stands to make a cool $100 million on an oil deal with the Kurds.
Hillary Clinton has urged all college graduates to go to work for the government. Apparently, it pays pretty well.12:12 pm on May 27, 2010 Email Christopher Manion