Who needs private sector experience in a “hope and change” world? Apparently not too many cabinet members in the Obama administration.
This graphic certainly explains alot. It would explain the vast growth in government jobs made available, the lack of understanding or concrete plans for generating private sector jobs, and the disdain for capitalism that sits like a never-ending virus in the Obama administration.
Another couple of interesting tidbits:
Among President Obama, his Vice President and 15 Cabinet officers, number with military experience: 2 (Gates at Defense and Shinseki at Veterans Affairs).Number of lawyers: 8.
This is the change that NO ONE was waiting for!
Even though Obama is clearly setting a new low standard here, in a broader sense, this graph also depicts how far from their constituents many in Washington can be, even as far back as 1909. I mean don’t you think at least a comfortable majority of public sector experienced individuals should be a common statistic in cabinet picks? But that hasn’t happened much in the last 100 years.
I’m sure the Founders didn’t much count on “career politicians” and lawyers running our country. Seems in the last hundred years, only Eisenhower, Nixon, Reagan, and both Bushes understood the need for a big dose of private sector experience when running this country….
(H/T: The American Thinker – Private Sector experienc in Obama’s cabinet…graph of the day)
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