It's Not About The Sex

by digby's about the favors.

Lerxst notices a couple of interesting tid-bits in the NT Times story, like the fact that McCain's lobbyist campaign manager has been working for free for months. I wonder if he expects anything in return?

And then there's this classic:

“Unless he gives you special treatment or takes legislative action against his own views, I don’t think his personal and social relationships matter,” said Charles Black, a friend and campaign adviser who has previously lobbied the senator for aviation, broadcasting and tobacco concerns.


H/T to perlstein

Update: Demosthenes smells a ratfuck.