So Thick, So Rich

washington-hl-hunt-house.jpgFantastic Freedom on the march!

From some Bush doners much is expected. To some, often the same ones, much is given.

“I knew nothing about the deal. I need to know exactly how it happened,” said the President. He referred to the announcement that Texas oilman Ray Hunt had been granted an oil concession in Iraqi Kurdistan, the one happy corner of Bush’s New Middle East.

Hunt is not a stranger to Bush, or presidential monumentalism . The New York Times’ Paul Krugman recently pointed to his Bush appointments. Hunt also gave Southern Methodist University $35 million to buy the land for the expected Bush Library. And he grew up in a a mansion designed as a Mount Vernon replica.

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