Thursday, June 16, 2024
By Steven L. Taylor

Via the AP: Bush’s Top Aides Have Significant Wealth.

And this should be a shock to no one, nor is it unusual. Typically, if one is intelligent and successful enough to be tapped to serve at the upper levels of the executive branch, one likely has already been monetarily successful in life, to one degree or another.

Indeed, this underscores that in many cases, those serving in government take a pay cut to take the jobs in any given administration.

The ones who worry me are those who come into government sans assets and leave wealthy.

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    1. Don Singleton Says:

      Significant Wealth

      And they earned their money honestly, and did not have to get huge 8 Million or 12 Million advances on book deals.

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