First, it wasn't a consulting house; it was a small company that published newsletters on international business. Like most newsletter publishers, it was a bit of a sweatshop. I'm sure we all wished that we were high-priced consultants to multinational corporations. But we also enjoyed coming in at ten, wearing jeans to work, flirting with our co-workers, partying when we stayed late, and bonding over the low salaries and heavy workload.Barack worked on one of the company's reference publications. Each month customers got a new set of pages on business conditions in a particular country, punched to fit into a three-ring binder. Barack's job was to get copy from the country correspondents and edit it so that it fit into a standard outline. There was probably some research involved as well, since correspondents usually don't send exactly what you ask for, and you can't always decipher their copy. But essentially the job was copyediting.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Obama the Phony
Another terrific piece from American Thinker yesterday documenting more evidence that the Anointed One has never - ever - really worked for a living. What he has done is puff up his resume to an astounding measure - to his claim of having worked at a "high powered consulting firm" - the evidence is in the "not so much" category:
The list goes on, and you should read the article. It is astounding that this man was never vetted by the press. Now that he's in a "real job," he's struggling. It's a crime to get to the top of a company on an inflated resume - it's a sickening tragedy to have reached the office of the Presidency. Well, as Joe Biden so famously put it, "he's going to be tested!"
Guess he knew all along: