Foon Rhee
Boston Globe
October 27, 2009

[efoods]Republicans are trying to tar and tie President Obama with the latest eyebrow-raising remarks from a Florida congressman.

Representative Alan Grayson called a senior Federal Reserve adviser a “K Street whore” in a radio interview last month that is now circulating on Capitol Hill.

Grayson was objecting to opposition to more government oversight from Linda Robertson, a former Enron lobbyist now working for Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, and was referring to K Street, where many lobbyists have their offices in the nation’s capital.

“Here I am the only member of Congress who actually worked as an economist, and this lobbyist, this K Street whore, is trying to teach me about economics,” Grayson said.

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