|By Admin1 (admin) on Tuesday, July 31, 2001 - 4:15 pm: Edit Post|
One controversial nominee is Gaddi Vasquez, who Bush tapped last week to
head the Peace Corps. He gave $106,216 to the Republican party in 1999 and 2000, most
of it from a campaign war chest left over from his days on the Orange County (California) Board of Supervisors.
... some Peace Corps veterans doubt his ability to lead the agency. "It's part of the beast" of politics today, says John Coyne, editor of Peace Corps Writers, a website that publishes volunteers' work. "You give money and you get a position, but you'd at least expect him to have some affinity or connection with the Peace Corps."
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Christian Science Monitor - Bush puts Friends in High Places