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Sunday Question for Liberals

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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There's a flap this week about folks who previously worked in President Barack Obama's administration and his campaign taking various post-Obama jobs that some liberals disapprove of (Jon Chait has a post about it.)

Should they:

A. Feel free to cash in any way they want because they earned it.

B. Feel free to cash in, as long as it doesn't involve actively opposing the mainstream liberal agenda.

C. Seek out things which actively advance the Democratic agenda, even if it costs them a few dollars. They're going to clean up either way; they don't have to squeeze out every penny they can get.

D. Not matter at all since they're dead to me and this shows why the Obama Administration has been a disappointment.

E. Other

What do you think?

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