Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson supports federal regulation that outlaws online gambling.
That's fairly normal: Big businesses often seek regulation as a way to protect themselves from that wretched thing called competition. Here's the extraordinary thing: Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz actually adopted as the title of his hearing on online gambling yesterday a tagline Adelson's lobbyists had been using.
The Poker Players' Alliance published this picture to demonstrate the point about Adelson, a major Republican donor.
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