1. Pernicious agent (salesperson) for the rich and powerful!
2. Similar in pronunciation and meaning as "lobbyist." However this spelling addresses the problem unforeseen by The Founders of the Constitution, that the legislative branch of the US government passes laws in the best interests of powerful lobbies instead of the people in the states and districts who elected them.
1.The lawybyist drove the Bush administration to address rampant telemarketing by creating a DO NOT CALL LIST, instead of an OK TO CALL LIST.
2. If special interest groups need to hire expensive agents, they're probably not 'selling' something to benefit the middle-class.
3. the lawbyist is most often employed by the plutocrat, which is why the rich get richer!