The USA Today revealed that radio and TV personality, Armstrong Williams accepted almost a quarter of a million dollars from the Bush administratio to shill, er, advocate for the No Child Left Behind act. The things they have to do to get their message past the liberal media.
Heck, for that amount of money, I would talk up the No Child Left Behind act, the Iraq War, the whole shebang.
UPDATE: How could I let someone else make the obvious Godfather parallel? Kevin Drum: "So what's the fuss, anyway? As I recall, that's sort of like how the Godfather worked too. 'We got newspaper guys on our payroll. They might like a story like that.' It's amazing how often the Bush administration reminds me of that movie.