Day: December 21, 2009

How to Sell a Soul

Nelson: What Principles? Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska has joined Sen. Mary Landrieu as the latest examples of how a senator can be bought. Landrieu, as noted in a previous post, received $300 million of goodies for her home state of Louisiana in exchange for a vote to allow debate to begin on the healthcare bill. Some pundits referred to it as “The Louisiana Purchase.” Sen. Nelson has rivaled his colleague in the art of bringing home a good bit… Read more »