‘The public is cynical because it is not stupid,’ Part II
: Missed Jeff Jacoby’s column on Sunday about the MTA
, part of a two-part series he followed up today with a second column on the MTA
. ...Hmmmmm. The union is spending $2.3 million a year to get its ‘message’ out about taxes and spending? If the NRA was spending this type of dough on lobbying in Massachusetts, you can be sure members of the Hack Progressive Alliance would be screaming bloody murder. ... And Mitt is getting you-know-what for raising $400,000 in campaign funds and running a ‘permanent campaign’? Please. .. The MTA’s massive lobbying campaign is the type of ‘inner workings’ of government
-- the non-campaign-finance side of government -- that needs a tad bit more attention. Don’t you think? ...