Is lobbying a “shady business” or a legitimate means

After reading the chapter and watching the video below, discuss lobbying, whether you think it (lobbying) is “shady business” or a legitimate means of supporting worthwhile government initiatives.

Important Note: You should create an initial thread of at least 50 words and respond to at least two threads created by classmates. Your initial response ONLY should contain supporting data and the sources of your data (using MLA “in-text” and “Work Cited” citation formatting).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5rahqh8GN8