These days there seems to be a trend for political heavyweights to seem to materialize out of thin air. I mean, Bill Clinton was no one we knew about, then suddenly he was the Democratic candidate for our lands highest office. Similarly, Barack Obama went from a no one in the Illinois State Senate, to the Illinois Senate – neat trick when you are from Chicago – to the Oval Office almost overnight.
In President Obama’s case now there is another example of this, his new tap for Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. (Who?)
Well, let’s take a little look, shall we?
First, we will go to the U.S. News and World Report website where Danielle Kurtzleben has been explaining just why Penny is so qualified.
Danielle first quotes the President;
“Penny is one of our country’s most distinguished business leaders,” Obama said on Thursday, speaking from the Rose Garden. “She knows that what we can do is to give every business and ever worker the best possible chance to succeed by making America a magnet for good jobs.”
After which she delineates some of Penny’s qualifications. This one caught my eye.… Read the rest