Washington Babylon — May 20, 2009, 10:22 am

The Sound of the Revolving Door

From USA Today:

More than one in four members of President George W. Bush’s Cabinet have landed jobs with consulting or lobbying firms in which they can help clients navigate the departments they once oversaw, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

Michael Chertoff, who served as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) until January, launched a consulting business two months ago to provide “risk-management advice” to private companies and governments. His predecessor, Tom Ridge, also is a security and crisis-management consultant.

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