Keeping the flame of repeal burning probably helps the Chamber in two ways. One, by firmly positioning that as the right edge of the Overton window, it makes merely agreeing to a rolling back of some of the consumer protection regulations in the bill the “compromise” position.
|By: emptywheel Saturday December 4, 2010 7:45 am|
The list of statements of support for the Korea Trade Agreement the White House sent out last night tells you a lot about what you need to know about the trade agreement. Among others on the list are Tom Donohue, whose laundering of foreign money into election coffers had a significant role in the shellacking Democrats took in November.
|By: emptywheel Friday November 5, 2010 9:35 am|
From the Department of Reading the Wrong Message in an Election is the news of Timmeh Geithner meeting with the Chamber of Commerce’s odious Thomas Donohue to talk about international issues (read: “let’s talk about other countries we can ship American jobs to”).