Obama’s Half-Billion-Dollar Crony Drug Deal

What do you get when you mix Democratic fat-cat donations, Big Labor favors, pharmaceutical lobbying, and Beltway business as usual? Answer: another toxic half-billion-dollar Barack Obama–approved crony deal. Move over, Solyndra. Here comes Siga-gate.

This latest Chicago-style payoff on your dime involves a dubious smallpox drug backed by a liberal billionaire investor, along with a former union boss who was one of the White House’s most frequent visitors. They’re among the “1 percent” but with 100 percent immunity from the selectively outraged Occupier mobs that purport to oppose partisan government bailouts and handouts to privileged corporations.

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