Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Fundraisers Win Jobs As Obama Envoys
From The Washington Times:
President Obama's campaign to bring change to the nation's capital hasn't kept him from continuing the Washington tradition of handing out ambassadorships to political friends and fundraisers.
An old college roommate, the head of an entertainment production company and a lawyer whose family made its money selling vacuum cleaners are among more than a dozen people who have won ambassadorships after raising a total of at least $4 million for Mr. Obama's presidential campaign, according to public records.
The practice has been common for both political parties.
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My Comment: This would be a great appointment .... unless they stick you in Somalia or some other hell hole.