3.10.2020

Rambling Over Coffee: How quickly people forget. Remember when Obama handed out positions to his buddies and donors like they were candy?


So many young {cough cough} journalists today were children and teens and not paying a bit of attention to politics at the time and seem to be completely clueless about more than a few things they should be aware of before shouting their own versions of news from the rooftops. 

And for many others?  How quickly some forget....  
Just sayin'.....


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US diplomats cry foul as Obama donors take over top embassy jobs


Former ambassador likens practice to 'selling of public office' as figures show average amount of cash raised is $1.8m per post

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Obama rewards big bundlers with jobs, commissions, stimulus money, government contracts, and more

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White House Opens Door to Big Donors, and Lobbyists Slip In

Most donors, including Dr. Mohlenbrock and Mr. Kiani, declined to talk about their motivations for giving. But Patrick J. Kennedy, the former representative from Rhode Island, who donated $35,800 to an Obama re-election fund last fall while seeking administration support for a nonprofit venture, said contributions were simply a part of “how this business works.”

“If you want to call it ‘quid pro quo,’ fine,” he said. “At the end of the day, I want to make sure I do my part.”