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Can you run around demanding that businesses in your district get contracts just because they're in your district?

As a congressman, you can run around demanding any stupid thing you want.

They probably know that their protests will do no good. They may even agree that Lockheed had the better product (though they won't admit that). They just have to appear to be fighting for their constituents; otherwise, they won't have any constituents much longer.

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