In many cases Obama’s cronies are just plain incompetent

"And you Mr. Snoogums are going to be my next Health and Human Services Secretary."
“And you Mr. Snoogums are going to be my next Health and Human Services Secretary.”

 

If you are going to hook your buddies up with sweet government contracts at least make sure they can come close to doing the job. Otherwise you look, well you know…

(From The Washington Times)

It all came crashing down, however, when the software allowing people to sign up collapsed. CGI, the Canadian information-technology group that contracted through a U.S. subsidiary to do the bulk of the work on the Obamacare rollout, was close to the president, his wife and Valerie Jarrett, his chief White House adviser on all things strategic and political. No matter that the company had failed to deliver on similar contracts in Canada and was being investigated by the Canadian government. In the world of political cronyism, friends in high places almost always trump ability, so CGI got a contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars to undertake a task that proved well beyond its abilities.

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