Skip to comments.Big Obama campaign donors get ambassadorships
Posted on 06/25/2009 4:17:58 PM PDT by Nachum
President Barack Obama on Thursday selected for ambassadorships in Europe two of his presidential campaign's biggest fundraisers, extending a pattern of rewarding political supporters. Obama chose career foreign service officers to head U.S. embassies in Latvia, Benin and Zimbabwe.
Obama said he will nominate William Eacho, chief executive officer of Carlton Capital Group, a private investment company, to be ambassador to Austria. Eacho raised more than $500,000 for Obama's presidential run; he and his immediate family also donated $226,000 to federal politics in 2007-08, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group that tracks money in politics.
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I really don’t think this is THAT unusual for a President to do.....NOT that I want to give ANY thing to Obomba
actually, it’s common practice
Who cares? MJ is dead!
Pay to Play-—Chicago style
Big donors have investigations of them purged by obama by purging the investigators, too. So what else is new in the new era of hope, change and transaprency?/s
Seriously, who would really want to go to Zimbabwe?
As much as I hate Obama, I have to say that I think you’d be hard pressed to find any president who did not send a supporter to those cherry ambassadorships.
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