"They won't work in my White House!"

Back in 2007, then-candidate Obama pledged:

I’m in this race to tell the lobbyists in Washington that their days of setting the agenda are over. They have not funded my campaign; they will not work in my White House.

Watch him say it here:
Embedded video from CNN Video

The call for improved “ethics” in Washington was part of his campaign stump and his website. But stories continue to crop up how he “tweaked” his promise

[ASIDE: interesting verbage, considering his past, admitted drug use.]

and allows lobbyists to join the ranks of the Obama Administration.

The count is now up to about two dozen, according to an article on The Hill.

Apparently tax problems and the revolving door aren’t such big issues after all – especially when you have billions and billions and billions of tax dollars to be spending.

Crossposted at The Erb Report – Politics.