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Soda Lobbying

By Matthew Yglesias

"Soda Lobbying"

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I’ll consider this chart (via Kevin Drum) evidence that money does in fact matter in politics. There was talk of using a tax on sweetened beverages to help finance health reform and look what happened:

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If only these people would use their powers for good and lobby for an end to restrictions on importing sugar.

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