"Except for maybe Google, no company has been closer and more in synch with the Obama administration than General Electric.And he does.
"First, there’s the policy overlap: Obama wants cap-and-trade, GE wants cap-and-trade. Obama subsidizes embryonic stem-cell research, GE launches an embryonic stem-cell business. Obama calls for rail subsidies, GE hires Linda Daschle as a rail lobbyist. Obama gives a speech, GE employee Chris Matthews feels a thrill up his leg. I could go on.
Saturday, July 10, 2010
The GE-Obama affair develops
From the Washington Examiner, Tim Carney writes,