The Onion: American People Hire High-Powered Lobbyist To Push Interests In Congress

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Here’s a beauty from The Onion that’ll probably make you laugh, AND cry: WASHINGTON—Citing a desire to gain influence in Washington, the American people confirmed Friday that they have hired high-powered D.C. lobbyist Jack Weldon of the firm Patton Boggs to help advance their agenda in Congress. Known among Beltway insiders for his ability to […]

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Is it any surprise that among metro areas with populations above 1,000,000, Washington DC has the lowest unemployment rate? The Wall Street Journal reports: Among metro areas with populations over one million, Las Vegas had the highest jobless rate at 14.5% and Washington, D.C. and surrounding suburbs had the lowest at 6.4%. That’s funny, because […]

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