Bank insiders confirmed reports from the bank’s staff association that Wolfowitz directed personnel officials to give Shaha Riza, his longtime companion, an automatic “outstanding” rating and the highest possible pay raises during an indefinite posting at the State Department, as well as a promotion upon her return to the bank.
Self-pitying, self-aggrandizing description of those actions:
He said that he had found himself in a “painful personal dilemma… trying to navigate in uncharted waters.”
See the Washington Post article for more.
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April 13th, 2007 @ 19:32
Come on Filius, ‘Wolfie’ is at the World Bank to clean up all the corruption. And, he still has the backing of W. Cut the guy some slack.
April 13th, 2007 @ 20:01
“I’m Winston Wolfowitz. I solve problems.”
April 13th, 2007 @ 20:57
You had me searching wikipedia for winston wolfowitz!
April 13th, 2007 @ 20:59
I’m a little slow’ Filius. Hell, I just learned just this week that ‘ho’ means whore, and not hole.
April 13th, 2007 @ 21:11
Here you go…
“Let’s get down to brass tacks, gentlemen.”
Now I’m in the mood for it, I might have to watch the whole movie this weekend.
April 13th, 2007 @ 22:53
Damn, that was good. I need to watch Pulp Fiction again.