Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Greasing those political skids isn't any easier to police than your average red light district.
And curtailing private and/or "corporate" (assembled) speech in that effort is like outlawing extramarital sex to stop Prostitutes.
They've been bewhoring themselves for years, so as punishment, let's make them the grand arbiters of all political speech?
No, the answer is to limit their power. Make them look more like Maddow than KU. Then we'll start to see some results.
Your question was:
what makes lobbyists so influential?
I still say it's dollars.