According to sources familiar with the issue, word has already gone out that Mr. Clinton has been unofficially designated by the multilateral aid community as the conduit through which anyone who wants to participate in the country’s reconstruction will have to go. “That means,” one individual told me, “if you don’t have Clinton connections, you won’t be in the game.”
A person entrusted with this much power should have an impeccable track record. Mr. Clinton’s record doesn’t come close. Indeed, the last time he offered to “help” the country, he propped up a corrupt despot who proceeded to go into business with key Democrats and left the country poorer, institutionally bereft and riddled with political violence.
I’ll be talking about this in today’s podcast at 11AM Eastern.