Questioning Nominees

by TChris

Senators who no longer deem it appropriate to rubber stamp unqualified presidential appointees to federal jobs are starting to ask questions. The latest nominee to search for answers is Ellen Sauerbrey, "a Republican loyalist chosen by President Bush to head the State Department's refugee program."

"It doesn't appear that you have very specific experience," said Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., during Sauerbrey's confirmation hearing before the Foreign Relations Committee.

"I don't think we see the requisite experience that we've seen in other nominees" for the job, added Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.

What experience did Sauerbrey have that motivated the president to nominate her to the post? She ran Bush's 2000 campaign in Maryland.

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    Re: Questioning Nominees (none / 0) (#1)
    by Talkleft Visitor on Sat Dec 17, 2005 at 01:05:25 PM EST
    How else is Bush supposed to get his jollies? He HAS to show us his arse, in great detail, or else someone will notice he's not wearing any clothes.