Indian Gaming: Special Interest, or Just Like Every Other?

Calpundit picks up on a point made by Atrios on “Indian Gaming Interests”:
INDIAN GAMING….Atrios makes a good point today:
I’m really getting tired of the phrase “Indian Gaming Interests” being thrown around by the media as if it is some sort of insidious thing. They’re just another business interest, like the numerous “old white man business interests” that spend a lot of money financing campaigns.
As it happens, I’m not especially happy about Indian gaming, and I’m not especially happy about the lobbying they do. However, there are plenty of businesses that get unique concessions from the government