The WaPo is becoming more and more of a joke…
This morning, Politico published a story detailing an interesting flier apparently being passed around DC health care lobby circles: a dinner invitation from the Washington Post at the house of CEO and Publisher Katherine Weymouth, selling access to its news and editorial staff and top Obama officials for $25,000 to $250,000. A health care lobbyist passed the missive on to Politico staff because he felt “it’s a conflict of interest for the paper to charge for access to, as the flier says, its ‘health care reporting and editorial staff.'”
It sure is a conflict of interest. It’s also shameless and deeply immoral. The dinner has now, apparently, been cancelled entirely.
That said, I am considerably cheaper to access. $500 will buy you permanent positive coverage on Blogbytom. Inquiries can be left in the Comments section.
Here’s a LOLcat.