The Crony Cliff: Risk of cronyism, corruption in fiscal cliff negotiations

Andrew Evans at the Washington Free Beacon writes about the threat that cronyism and corruption might enter into the fiscal cliff negotiations:

Some see a danger of political cronyism and corruption arising from a back room deal as Congress negotiates with the White House to avoid the fiscal cliff.

“With any lame duck deal, you have a much higher risk of more spending and favorable tax credits, deductions preserving some for special interest groups,” said Romina Boccia, a domestic and economic policy expert at the Heritage Foundation.