Different River

”You can never step in the same river twice.” –Heraclitus

March 2, 2006

Dubai Ports Deal: The Ultimate Power Couple

Filed under: — Different River @ 4:27 pm

It seems Dubai has hired former President Bill Clinton to help get the ports deal through, while his wife Senator Hillary Clinton is trying to get the Senate to pass legislation to kill it.

How is this different, ethically, from Jack Abramoff’s practice of paying activists run anti-gambling campaigns, and simultaneously getting Indian tribes to hire him to use his “lobbying magic” to defeat those campaigns?

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