Friday, February 24, 2012

BRA Strikes AmEmb Nassau

The U.S. Embassy to The Bahamas has been hit like Detroit by Black Run America. The Obama election big contributer and bundler Nicole Avant was appointed Ambassador and oversaw a failed state of an diplomatic post. (h/t Jammie Wearing Fools)

The Cable February 23, 2012 by Josh Rogin

Candidate Barack Obama promised to end the time-honored American practice of appointing ambassadors who have no experience in foreign policy, but President Obama has completely ignored that promise, appointing fundraisers to dozens of ambassadorships all over the world.

Today, the State Department revealed that another fundraiser turned ambassador ran her embassy into the ground ... only to return to fundraising and leave the State Department to pick up the pieces.

According to a new State Department inspector general's report on the U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas, Ambassador Nicole Avant presided over "an extended period of dysfunctional leadership and mismanagement, which has caused problems throughout the embassy" since she was appointed by the president in 2009. Prior to being America's envoy in the Caribbean, Avant was Southern California finance co-chairwoman of Obama's presidential campaign and vice president of Interior Music Publishing.

No surprises. And how many RINOs voted for her?

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