Guest blogged by Jon Ponder, Pensito Review.
In Bushworld, incompetence must be rewarded (in order to prevent the incompetent ex-employee from writing a tell-all book):
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has offered Wolfowitz, a prime architect of the Iraq War, a position as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board [ISAB], a prestigious State Department panel, according to two department sources who declined to be identified discussing personnel matters. The 18-member panel, which has access to highly classified intelligence, advises Rice on disarmament, nuclear proliferation, WMD issues and other matters.
"We think he is well suited and will do an excellent job," said one senior official.
Right. What harm could he possibly do as head of this group:
The position was previously held by former lobbyist and U.S. senator, Fred Thompson, who is currently a Republican candidate for president.