Now that it appears possible that the special election for the Senate in Massachusetts might lead to a Democratic loss, special interests are going berserk to help Martha Coakley win. As today’s Wall Street Journal points out, the health care industry giants in pharmaceuticals and insurance are pulling out all the stops for her. Read the WSJ editorial here.

Wait — isn’t big business against all this government intervention? Not at all. They see it as a gusher of profits. They don’t want free market competition. They want politically-protected profits.