Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Nancy Killefer withdraws her candidacy to be the first chief performance officer

And for a familiar reason, failing to pay taxes This is the third nominee to crop up with tax trouble. Who's vetting these people, anyway? Is Rahm Emanuel's staff not competent enough to catch these glaring skeletons, or do they not consider them a big deal- do they believe, as most of Washington seems to, in the Leona Helmsly doctrine, "We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes"? Whatever the case, Rahm needs to fire somebody now, while President Obama is still riding the wave of goodwill; they won't be able to afford this kind of thing later when the going gets rough.


Bill Baar said...

Rahm's the problem. He's a human cash register from a town where cashing in is the norm.

Of course, it's no coincidence Obama picked a human cash register for COS...

Bill Baar said...

James Laski in the Detroit Free Press on Obama and the Chicago way. Laski Daley's former City Clerk who did time on the hired truck scandel.

What a mess we from Chicago have given America... the Feds subpeonaed eight years worth of documents on Blagojevich's interactions with Rahm, Jarret, Axelrod... this administration will be paralyized.

And despite the writing on the wall they nominated mopes like Daschle because that's all they know.