Republicans now turn to privatizing public service

Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 12:00am

For years now, political reformers have been railing against the unseemly practice of former government officials pouring through Washington's golden revolving door only to return a short time later as well-paid lobbyists, auctioning off their influence.

Well, compared to the latest trend, turns out those were the good-ole days. Today's new breed of public servants prefer to cash in while still stalking the halls of power. Talk about eating your cake and having it too.

On second thought, better make that "eating your souffl

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