Call Me Plenipotentiary

Why, for my next gig, I'd make a great ambassador to Barbados

When President Obama broke his promise to appoint more career diplomats as foreign ambassadors and instead chose unqualified, rich campaign bundlers, I thought, Being an ambassador must be amazing. These are people so wealthy and with so many social connections that they can persuade their friends to give money to politicians. Yet they're willing to leave their great lives to move to a foreign country. Any foreign country. The only people desperate enough to take that deal are Roman Polanski, Edward Snowden and rich kids who don't want to go to college.

It so happens that I'm looking for a second...

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