The case against cronies: Libertarians must stand up to corporate greed – Society and Culture – AEI

In June 2009, Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, a regulatory measure that Philip Morris supported and reportedly helped write — smaller competitors called it the “Marlboro Monopoly Act.” That same month, Wal-Mart, the country’s largest private-sector employer, publicly endorsed the employer mandate in health insurance that became part of Obamacare. The drug lobby wrote significant parts of Obamacare, and the hospital lobby liked the bill enough to file an amicus curiae brief with the court defending the law from its challenge by states and the small business lobby.

via The case against cronies: Libertarians must stand up to corporate greed – Society and Culture – AEI.

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