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

08-26-2011, 10:50 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Capital Eye has been covering President Obama's frequent announcements of new ambassadors for several weeks and regularly pointing out which of them have strong financial ties to the president and other politicians. Late Friday night, Obama again announced several new choices, including two individuals who both contributed the maximum amount to his presidential bid and have also bundled hundreds of thousands of dollars for his committees: Kentucky Internet media executive Matthew Barzun for ambassador to Sweden and Minnesota lawyer Samuel L. Kaplan for ambassador to Morocco. </div></div>

Is anyone else seeing a trend? (http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2009/06/two-more-big-donors-bundlers-n.html)