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Obama's crony capitalism and his top 2008 donors

Larry Jacobs addresses the impact Goldman has had on the White House.

One might suggest that Goldman's support of Obama has generated a handsome reward. As Lawrence Jacobs, a University of Minnesota political scientist, asserted, "Almost everything that the White House has done has been haunted by the personnel and the money of Goldman ... as well as the suspicion that the White House, particularly early on, was pulling its punches out of deference to Goldman and its war chest."

The New American
March 22, 2012

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