Obama Pooches From the Woodwork

How many strikes, Obama?

How many strikes, Obama?

Another Obama dog won’t hunt.

This one “failed, for a year and a half, to pay employment taxes on household help . .”

Story here: Obama’s chief performance officer quits

She is not the first nominee to withdraw her nomination – New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson withdrew from consideration as Commerce secretary in the midst of an investigation of state contracting. Obama will appoint another candidate this morning, New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg, a Republican.

Another, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, is facing considerable controversy over his nomination as secretary of Health and Human Services for a much bigger tax problem – more than $120,000 in back income taxes recently paid. And another, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, won Senate confirmation despite a smaller tax problem of his own which had been uncovered in his vetting.


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