When Obushma was running for president in 2008, he pledged to be a different kind of politician, stressing his “commitment to changing the way business is done in Washington,” says the Center for Public Integrity.
However, the, time-honoured “custom of elevating top donors and fundraisers to plum diplomatic posts — a practice embraced by Democratic and Republican presidents for generations — wasn’t touched, ” it says
And with that in mind, a “Goldman Sachs executive and major fundraiser for Obama has been nominated as the next ambassador to Canada — the latest in a parade of big-dollar campaign backers slated to represent U.S. interests abroad,” says the CFPI.
And why not? Goldman Sachs was, of course one of the US corporatocracies American taxpayers rewarded with a $600,000,000,000 bailout during the near-collapse of the US financial system caused by raging corporate greed.
He’ll get along well with Steve 😉
No need to stay tuned …