If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you. If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.
That quote is attributed to Mick Mulvaney, according to Public Citizen. Mulvaney, for those of you who don’t follow Washington politics, is the current head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He reportedly made the comment while speaking at a bankers convention while serving as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
What does this have to do with broadcast media? Featured Media Information Bureau columnist Ken Benner explains with commentary that could make your lawyers a bit testy.