View Full Version : Who received cushy ambassador to positions II?

08-26-2011, 10:37 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Obama has now elevated 24 of his high-profile fund-raisers to diplomatic posts with the rank of ambassador following Monday's nomination of civic leader and campaign money bundler Beatrice Wilkinson Welters to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago.

By the Center for Responsive Politics' count, Obama has now nominated 99 people to represent the United States as ambassadors. These include ambassadors to foreign countries and more obscure top diplomats representing the nation to international organizations or championing issues such as war crimes prosecution, counterterrorism and AIDS.

The two-dozen bundlers elevated by Obama to serve in these diplomatic posts raised a minimum of $10.9 million for Obama's committees, the Center for Responsive Politics has found. </div></div>

OH MY! (http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2009/11/two-dozen-bankrollersturnedamb.html)