Bribery Much?

by Karl Denninger

Nothing like a little palm-greasing that fails to materialize for folks who were apparently being paid off to show up…

Footwear giant New Balance reportedly was promised a shot at landing a huge military contract in exchange for dropping its public opposition to an Obama-touted trade deal — but now the Boston-based company is lashing out, claiming the Pentagon has reneged on the deal.

“We swallowed the poison pill that is TPP so we could have a chance to bid on these contracts,” Matt LeBretton, a New Balance VP, told the Boston Globe.

Wait a minute…. what?

Is that legal? Bribery from the executive branch?

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