Jack Abramoff “Capitol Punishment”

November 17th, 2011

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Jack Abramoff knows all too well what his name has come to mean, in Washington. It means scandal. It means corruption. It’s shorthand for a catalog of misdeeds, only some of which Abramoff may have actually been guilty of.

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But in a new memoir Abramoff doesn’t make any effort to avoid the responsibility that is his. He lays it out — this is what I did, this is how I did it, this is how it was wrong. Equally significant, he spells out how the corruption in Washington has continued unabated, despite the harrumphing that followed his indictment, conviction, and prison sentence.

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  1. […] Jack Abramoff “Capitol Punishment” It may seem odd to include a book by the disgraced former Washington lobbyist on this list, but hear me out. It’s a fascinating inside look not only at exactly how Washington’s big lobbying machine works, but how one man loses his moral compass. […]

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