A half-dozen lobbyists and consultants interviewed by the Sun said they hated the age-old practice of supplying favors when asked by elected officials but did it because “it’s just the way you do business here.” Supplying politicians with their requests isn’t part of all lobbyists’ stock.
But “the fact is, if you start doing it, you’re stuck doing it,” said one lobbyist, who said he or she was never asked to do favors by politicians. “Those who do it get stuck doing it forever. They’re screwed.”
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