I'd noticed a brief item on the latest former lobbyist tied to the Abramoff influence-peddling scandal, but until eLwood called it to my attention, I didn't notice he had Arkansas ties.
James Hirni: Former Wal-Mart
lobbyist. Former aide to Sen. Tim Hutchinson.
It was but a single lapse of judgment, his lawyer insists. This wasn't the lapse, ethically, but for the record: Hirni gave a little money to John Boozman