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We’ve been unhappy lately with some of President Bush’s appointees. Generally, the problem has been lack of relevant experience and, perhaps, cronyism. Today, though, I want to focus on a Bush appointee who makes me unhappy precisely because of his relevant experience. I’m referring to the new ambassador to Israel, Richard Jones.
From Diana West, we learn this about Jones:

Richard Jones, most recently Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s right-hand man on Iraq, has “roots in the Arab world so deep,” reports the Washington Post, “that his beloved greyhound is named Kisa

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