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Monday, November 26, 2007

Well, That Was Fast.

Wonder why Trent Lott is resigning? Could it be that he needs to Spend More Time with His Family (TM)?

Heavens, no! It's because he wants to make sure he can take advantage of that sweet, sweet Wingnut Welfare.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Trent Lott, R-Mississippi, intends to resign by the end of the year and join the private sector, sources tell CNN.

Lott is expected to make the announcement Monday in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

A senior Republican source close to Lott said one reason for the decision is the new lobbying restrictions on former lawmakers.

A law kicks in on January 1 that forbids lawmakers from lobbying for two years after leaving office. Those who leave by the end of 2007 are covered by the previous law, which demands a wait of only one year.

Lott, the Republican whip, was elected last year to a fourth term in the Senate. His term lasts until 2012.
The Fascists are not even trying to hide what they're all about any more. If you can't benefit from Conservative Cronyism, why bother to be in the government?


Southern Beale said...

You know what goes great with wingnut welfare? And indicted brother in law!


Southern Beale said...

AN indicted B-I-L ... sorry ...

madamab said...


how sweet the schadenfreude!