Over at Crooks & Liars, Susie Madrak brings to light some folks who are having a difficult time finding work. I don’t understand; isn’t there work for ‘yes-men’ and other liars? No need for torture experts or namby-pamby shredders of constitutions? Geez, really – Bank of America or Halliburton not hiring? What about the newly-named XYZ (formerly Blackwater)? It’s actually Xe, but who the fuck cares; the VERY same devils as before still bilking the American taxpayer.
Only 25% to 30% of ex-Bush officials seeking full-time jobs have succeeded, estimated Eric Vautour, a Washington recruiter at Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. That “is much, much worse” than when Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton left the White House, he said. At least half those presidents’ senior staffers landed employment within a month after the administration ended, Mr. Vautour recalled.
And did you see the sign posted up at the White House?