Subpoena Profiteers

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Help me out - I'm still trying to place this on the funny/sad continuum. TPMmuckraker is reporting that one law firm, Covington and Burling, anticipates such a high number of corruption investigations to be initiated by the new Democratic Congress that its circulating a memo touting its services to potential investigation targets (like big corporations).

 

Wow, corruption is aces for the economy: it not only enriches individual members of Congress, but the lawyers representing the people trying to buy them! Seriously though, this is a good sign. We might start to see some of that fabled ethical oversight after all come January.