This year there were 1,600 applications for the 162 ambassadorships worldwide. Presidents traditionally use at least a third of those as political and personal rewards. George W. Bush is no different. Though most of the following are still awaiting final clearance, these W. FAMILY FRIENDS and BASEBALL CHUMS will probably end up in desirable locations. Those who RAISED or DONATED the most MONEY should get the best spots of all.
BAHAMAS RICHARD BLANKENSHIP [MONEY][W. FAMILY FRIENDS]
Florida investment banker who lent his private jet to Bush family members for campaign hops
--POST Low-profile backwater with little work but lots of...