Google's CEO: 'The Laws Are Written by Lobbyists' - Derek Thompson - Technology - The Atlantic
"The average American doesn't realize how much of the laws are written by lobbyists" to protect incumbent interests, Google CEO Eric Schmidt told Atlantic editor James Bennet at the Washington Ideas Forum. "It's shocking how the system actually works."
The image you have in your mind of Washington politicians as dutiful servants of their electorate is a fantasy. When are you going to realize that?