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The Obama Ambassadors

The myth is so much fun to retell that the reality has never been worth investigating. You have heard it many times before: The president appoints unqualified rich guys to ambassadorships simply because they raised a lot of money for the campaign, and then the fat cats proceed to hunt and wine and dine, making a mockery of U.S. foreign policy. And Twitter is ablaze once again with such chatter, the result of a just Wikileaked DNC document reporting fundraising amounts attributed to several of President Obama's first term ambassadors.
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