Whereforth for lobbying in Washington? And what does it mean for the BP catastrophe? Answer below courtesy of Rogan Kersh, a New York University professor who, according to the NY Times, 'studies lobbying'. Bummer.
“A Tony Podesta isn’t going to wave a magic wand and make all of BP’s problems go away,” he said, “but his clients are going to get a blueprint for how to succeed in official Washington."