Obama Appoints 'Bundler' Ambassador to Britain

Obama Appoints 'Bundler' Ambassador to Britain

Obama appointed campaign bundler Matthew Barzun to the position of U.S. Ambassador to Britain–“the most prestigious diplomatic posting in the world for a U.S. official.” 

The Telegraph reports Barzun has “no connection to modern-day Britain and his main qualification for the job appears to be that he has been an effective ‘bundler’ for Barack Obama’s two successful presidential election campaigns.” 

Barzun raised $2.3 million for Obama’s re-election and guided a campaign that raised “$730 million in total.”

The Telegraph reports that contrary to these choices, Britain selects, “highly experienced diplomats, usually with extensive knowledge of the countries they serve in.”

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