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Handbag Designer named as new Ambassador to S. Africa

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Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer has been nominated as the new Ambassador to S. Africa. Her credentials for this prestigious appointment --- she's a member of Trump's exclusive resort Mar-a-Lago. This is crony capitalism at its finest.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-south-african-ambassador-mar-a-lago-lana-marks_us_5bed856de4b0dbb7ea682f1c

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer, as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. She is also a member of the president’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, multiple outlets reported.

Marks has no prior diplomatic experience. She was born and raised in South Africa and, according to the White House, speaks Afrikaans and Xhosa, two languages spoken in the nation.

The post, which requires Senate approval, has been vacant since former Ambassador Patrick Gaspard resigned in 2016.

Marks launched her eponymous handbag label after she was unable to locate a red alligator handbag to match the suit she planned to wear aboard the royal yacht Britannia for Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday celebration in 1984, according to her website.

Previously, in the late 1970s, she sought to qualify for the French Open tennis tournament.
 

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Yeah, it is a common practice in politically appointed Amassadorships, which are about 1/3 of the bullets. They usually go to large donors or people owed favors. It is an unseemly practice.
 

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Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer has been nominated as the new Ambassador to S. Africa. Her credentials for this prestigious appointment --- she's a member of Trump's exclusive resort Mar-a-Lago. This is crony capitalism at its finest.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-south-african-ambassador-mar-a-lago-lana-marks_us_5bed856de4b0dbb7ea682f1c

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer, as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. She is also a member of the president’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, multiple outlets reported.

Marks has no prior diplomatic experience. She was born and raised in South Africa and, according to the White House, speaks Afrikaans and Xhosa, two languages spoken in the nation.

The post, which requires Senate approval, has been vacant since former Ambassador Patrick Gaspard resigned in 2016.

Marks launched her eponymous handbag label after she was unable to locate a red alligator handbag to match the suit she planned to wear aboard the royal yacht Britannia for Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday celebration in 1984, according to her website.

Previously, in the late 1970s, she sought to qualify for the French Open tennis tournament.

Hitler had a Champaign salesman as his forign minister and he played a wonderful game.

Is handbag designer, somebody who sells a bag worth $10 for $1000, is perfect.
 

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Hitler had a Champaign salesman as his forign minister and he played a wonderful game.

Is handbag designer, somebody who sells a bag worth $10 for $1000, is perfect.

Well 3 posts in, that’s about the average for DP these days
 

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Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer has been nominated as the new Ambassador to S. Africa. Her credentials for this prestigious appointment --- she's a member of Trump's exclusive resort Mar-a-Lago. This is crony capitalism at its finest.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-south-african-ambassador-mar-a-lago-lana-marks_us_5bed856de4b0dbb7ea682f1c

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate Lana Marks, a luxury handbag designer, as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. She is also a member of the president’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, multiple outlets reported.

Marks has no prior diplomatic experience. She was born and raised in South Africa and, according to the White House, speaks Afrikaans and Xhosa, two languages spoken in the nation.

The post, which requires Senate approval, has been vacant since former Ambassador Patrick Gaspard resigned in 2016.

Marks launched her eponymous handbag label after she was unable to locate a red alligator handbag to match the suit she planned to wear aboard the royal yacht Britannia for Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday celebration in 1984, according to her website.

Previously, in the late 1970s, she sought to qualify for the French Open tennis tournament.

Are her handbags made in China like Trump's line of clothing?
 
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