posted on Apr, 4 2013 @ 06:10 PM
Obama? This is how Ambassadors have chosen since the start. It has always been common practice for Presidents make friends and donors Ambassadors.
Of course this kills two birds with one stone, friends and donors are rewarded and the President gets a representative that he knows and trust.
While you will find some true diplomats in more sensative positions, most of the time the postion is simply ceremonial. Go to party, pass on a
message from our gov to theirs and vice versa, speak before local groups, etc. Honestly where have you people been for the last 200 years of