October 10, 2005

Crony Jobs Get the job you're entitled to!
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  • It's a popular new meme.
  • Oddly enough it was the layout and creativity I found most enjoyable. Too much stuff looks like a blog these days.
  • Please, no more crony-baloney.
  • When I read the headline I thought it was going to be about cron jobs. How nerdy am I?
  • Pretty fscking impressively nerdy.
  • Are cron jobs one of those things you do in the butt?
  • Depends on what time it is.
  • I still want to be an ambassador to somewhere nice, and I don't care which president from whatever party I have to pay off to do it.
  • Is it just the Ferrero Rocher you're after?
  • You are spoiling us.
  • Can I just say: WTF with the hair?
  • Bow-tie hair is all the rage with the kids these days.
  • Inexpert Selection The nominee is Ellen Sauerbrey, the former Maryland state legislator who was state chairman of Bush's 2000 campaign. In 2002, Bush nominated her for another patronage job as the American representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, where she has relentlessly pressed an anti-abortion and anti-family-planning agenda. Sauerbrey has no experience responding to major crises calling for international relief. As assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration, she would oversee a vital $700-million-a-year bureau that coordinates with private relief groups and other international players like the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to set up refugee camps and arrange for other crucial assistance. This is a post for an established expert in the field. Yer doin' a heck of a job there, . . uh . . Sauer. . brey. . er.