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Soap Opera Producer Now a U.S. Ambassador

Dec. 3, 2014

So why is the Obama administration trying to send the producer of the soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” to Hungary as ambassador? And why did the Senate confirm her nomination? The only reason White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest can muster is that Colleen Bell has a “distinguished private sector career” making women swoon for hulky men since 1987. The press secretary told reporters, “She is somebody who retains confidence. Well, let me say it this way. Ambassador Bell has the president’s confidence that she will do an excellent job representing the United States and maintaining the important relationship the United States has with the government and the people of Hungary.” It’s surely not because Bell helped Barack Obama raise millions of dollars for his campaigns because she retained the confidence to suck money from political donors for Obama. Fortunately, Hungary should be a safe choice – it’s not like it’s in Eastern Europe, right in the front yard of Russia or anything. More…

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