How was he ever employed in the first place? http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/09/09/katrina.brown.reut/index.html So the whole of his recent experience was what..... "Judges and Stewards Commissioner" for the International Arabian Horses Association. I understand political appointments but shouldn't they have some practical knowledge of what they are over? God forbid you find a republican fire chief or chief of police. Surely there were some Republicans that had some experience in emergency services.