appointments

Lil’ Rhody Racks Up Presidential Appointments

Barack Obama has an eye for talent—and it’s pointed at Rhode Island. This weekend, Obama appointed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, which describes its mission as connecting people through various arts and cultural tourism.  Lahiri joins five other PCAH committee appointees, including visual artist Chuck Close, …

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Looks like he’s really taking that Ayers thing to heart

Here’s a pdf of Obama’s 60-some point questionnaire for potential appointments. Facebook pages, potentially embarrassing emails, any ‘controversial’ issues you’ve worked on, even private diaries.  Check-ups, gun ownership, and, yes — ‘associations’ that could be used to ‘impugn your character’ are all on the table…

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