Saturday, August 23, 2008
A mutual admiration society
Or how much the Old Fart has learned since the Keating 5 about not getting caught.
"I have carefully avoided situations that might even tangentially be construed as a less than proper use of my office," he wrote in his memoir, "Worth the Fighting For" (Random House, 2002).Ooo! Those big boys play rough.
McCain once publicly criticized Diamond as lobbying too hard for his own financial interests. In 1995, McCain called it "unheard of" that Diamond had hired a Washington lobbyist to try to block construction of a U.S. government building in Tucson that threatened to take away some of his rental income. "I didn't talk to him for one year," Diamond said of McCain. "I was annoyed."
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