March 5, 2009
HORSE, BARN DOOR, ETC.: Now Freeman Gets Vetted? “Eli Lake reports that Chas Freeman is indeed to be investigated by the Inspector General. At issue are his ties the to China National Offshore Oil Corp, in which the Chinese government has a majority stake, and his role as president of the Middle East Policy Council (MEPC), which is in part Saudi-funded. And not surprisingly, the backpedaling has already begun.”
The Obama Administration’s record of appointments so far has not been exactly brilliant. And these people think they can run the economy?