Letters: Feb. 6, 2006

The Man Who Bought Washington TIME's investigative report on lobbyist Jack Abramoff's rise and fall as one of Washington's top influence peddlers drew mail from readers who were outraged by the man's brazen wrongdoing. Other readers condemned a political culture that accepts bribery as business as usual

"It is shameful that lobbyist Jack Abramoff bought Washington, but it is reprehensible that members of Congress took part in the sale." PRISCILLA BROWN Cedar Falls, Iowa

Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff didn't buy Washington, as your headline said; no one can raise enough money to do that [Jan. 16]. But it's quite possible he might...

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