Christmas 2008 might be over, but that doesn’t mean the nation’s business owners have put away their wish lists for the year. Lawmakers and special-interest groups already appear to have recast Barack Obama as Santa Claus-elect as they attempt to secure a piece of his multibillion-dollar economic-stimulus package in an effort to aid their various constituencies and members.The petitioners, whose requests range from the lifting of tariffs on footwear to the creation of sprawling, New ...

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