Ken's Project Blog

March 3, 2011

Chris Dodd

Filed under: In The News,Politics — Ken @ 9:12 am

Former Senator Chris Dodd, who headed up the Senate Finance Committee during recent implosion in the financial market, all the while denying that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were in trouble has a new gig. And just as he promised, he has not gone into lobbying… No, instead he took a position as the head of the Motion Picture Association of America – the top lobbyist for Hollywood.

While it may seem to be hypocritical, Mr. Dodd prefers to think of this as a continuation of his life’s work:

“In several important ways, taking this step represents a continuation of my work in the Senate, from advancing the interests of children and families and creating and safeguarding American jobs to the protection of intellectual property and the expansion of international trade,”

Source: MPAA Press Release

I couldn’t agree more. I wonder what his friend Angelo would say…

Sources:

MarketWatch.com: Sen. Dodd calls Fannie, Freddie ‘fundamentally strong’

Huffington Post: Chris Dodd: ‘No Lobbying’ For Me!

Motion Picture Association of America press release MPAA APPOINTS SENATOR CHRISTOPHER J. DODD AS CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Wall Street Journal: Senate Ethics Panel Clears Dodd, Conrad on Countrywide Loans

Salon.com: Chris Dodd shows how Washington works

Advertisements

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: