Two interesting views on lobbyists and the industry

The WSJ’s Thomas Frank discusses lobbying and The Post’s coverage of the industry here.

Here, the American League of Lobbyists’ Dave Wenhold says Obama administration restrictions could lead to lobbyist deregistration. 

Individuals will simply deregister as “lobbyists” in order to remain on the advisory boards and committees and shift their lobbying responsibilities so as not to trigger the registration threshold. They will continue to provide the service to their clients, but will no longer be subjected to any rules governing them!

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