With friends like this, who needs enemies?
The chamber — the county’s most powerful and deep-pocketed pro-business lobby — signaled last month its stake in the elections by telling The Wall Street Journal it would spend $50 million in this year’s GOP primaries to back establishment Republicans over Tea Party challengers.
Dan Holler, spokesman for Heritage Action for American, says conservatives are also interested in economic growth and job creation and suggested the chamber’s efforts might be more about Big Business protecting its influence in Washington and beyond.
The U.S. Chamber is all about rent-seeking through government largesse, while pontificating about “economic growth” (more immigration!) and “job creation” (more immigration!)
We’re one step closer to a Third Party.