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How lobbying really works, cupcake edition

In this covetous town, the delicacies of the Georgetown Cupcake shop stand alone as symbols of wish fulfillment — heaping swirls of luscious confection atop rich, creamy pastry.

Therefore: Operation Cupcake. As the Federal Communications Commission debated final rules last December on how Internet service providers should manage their traffic,  AT&T delivered 1,500 of these opulent desserts to the F.C.C.’s headquarters here.

-New York Times, March 26, 2011

I guess Google better send some ice cream cakes pronto!

Posted by Aaron Pressman

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