Found Words – Washington Times

This is the type of thing that makes me cynical about politics. Not necessarily that the current administration is giving out more — but the fact that 30% of diplomatic jobs are kickbacks, everyone knows it, and the only way it becomes an issue is if the unwritten rule is broken:

“The White House, unaware of historic norms, had been on track to give more than the usual 30 percent of ambassadorial jobs to political appointees until objections from career diplomats forced it to reconsider, administration officials say.”

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