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Obama Nominee For U.S. Attorney Has No Prosecutorial Experience

Via Fox News:
President Obama is facing sharp criticism for his decision to nominate Tim Purdon as U.S. attorney in North Dakota , a nominee who critics say lacks sufficient experience and owes the nod — over more-qualified candidates — to his political connections. Critics are also pointing to the nomination as evidence of Democratic hypocrisy for accusing the Bush administration, specifically his attorney general, Alberto Gonzalez, of politicizing the Justice Department in the firing of several attorneys.

Purdon's offical bio here. Oddly, his stint as state chairman for John Edwards was left off. - Greg Pollowitz


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