Obama's "Lobbyist": Talk About a Conflict of Interest ...

Posted: May 19, 2008 11:05 AM
Everyone's talking about McCain's recent lobbyist purges, but few are talking about Obama's top adviser -- who seems to have a major conflict of interest problem -- of his own.

Greg Craig is a senior Obama adviser.  As a lawyer, he also happens to represent the interests of the president of the Panimanian Legislature, Miguel Gonzalez, who, as Jake Tapper notes, is "also under indictment in the U.S. for murdering U.S. Army Sgt. Zak Hernandez in 1992." 

Tapper goes on to add: "... Gonzalez's indictment has complicated passage of the U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement."

Here's what the Dallas Morning News had to say about it.