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Chelsea Clinton is named to the board at Barry Diller's IAC/InterActive (IACI). The presidential...

Chelsea Clinton is named to the board at Barry Diller's IAC/InterActive (IACI). The presidential daughter has worked at Avenue Capital, the distressed-debt shop run by Democrat donor Marc Lasry, and with the Clinton Global Initiative. Clinton's skills "complement the existing areas of expertise of other board members,” IAC says.
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  • D. McHattie
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    This is like a 3rd-world kleptocracy where a member of the ruling 'family' is required on every corporate board.

     

    What 'skills' could this little runt possibly have to justify a position on any credible corporation's board of directors?
    26 Sep 2011, 06:33 PM Reply Like
  • D_Virginia
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    You don't need any skills to be on a board of directors. Just look at HP.
    26 Sep 2011, 06:37 PM Reply Like
  • yoguh12
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    Who said anything about skills. Once you become a CEO, you circulate through all the companies until you get one to succeed and you get paid off. If you fail, you will move to another company until your ideas work.
    27 Sep 2011, 01:05 AM Reply Like
  • StockBreeze
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    Hey I resemble that comment , signed Ray Lane.

     

    I agree with you, why does this HPQ BOD insist they have a 'get out of jail free card' , with respect to their performance. Oh thats right , they don't do any actual work , so they have no actual responsibility > not their fault > dripping sarcasm intended....
    27 Sep 2011, 05:20 AM Reply Like
  • warrenrial
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    Hope she doesn't take after her Father or Mother.
    26 Sep 2011, 06:42 PM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS
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    Crony Capitalism Rules!
    26 Sep 2011, 06:42 PM Reply Like
  • bankingqueen
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    This is definitely crony capitalism at its finest. White collar crime is getting out of control, millions cannot find work and this tramp gets a gig she isnt even qualified for because of whose womb she came out of.
    26 Sep 2011, 06:45 PM Reply Like
  • Joe Dirnfeld
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    Corny capitalism, the Obama girls will too have their fair share. One should be appointed to the GM board immediately , the other to that solar panel scam.
    26 Sep 2011, 06:49 PM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS
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    Crony Capitalism, and Ginger Crony Capitalism.

     

    Exponential scale
    26 Sep 2011, 07:03 PM Reply Like
  • AxiosCap
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    What. A. Joke.
    26 Sep 2011, 07:18 PM Reply Like
  • mike8599
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    These are democrats right ?

     

    What a load of .... these people are capable of truth or saying anything believable.
    26 Sep 2011, 07:33 PM Reply Like
  • BBolan
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    I laughed when the Bush girl was on the Today show, notes on her hand and all, but this is 1 million times worse. Investors need to handle this ... where is Dan Loeb when you need him?
    26 Sep 2011, 08:25 PM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    "Clinton's skills 'complement the existing areas of expertise of other board members,' IAC says..."

     

    Reuters quotes an inside source stating "she knows business because she read the Wall Street Journal and she watched her mother trade cattle futures. Besides, she's tied in to the regime."

     

    As the Democrats are fond of saying, the rich get richer and...
    26 Sep 2011, 08:41 PM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    It isn't what you know, it's who you know.
    26 Sep 2011, 10:06 PM Reply Like
  • larocag
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    Do any of you have even the slightest clue what her abilities are?
    27 Sep 2011, 01:15 AM Reply Like
  • D. McHattie
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    Yes, I do know what her abilities are. They are not those adequate to serve on a corporate board of directors.

     

    She is 31 years old. Never worked her way up the ladder, she started on top. Has never run a company or a department or anything of any consequence.

     

    She's been to some great schools studying history, public health and international relations. Just like every other trust-fund baby looking for something to talk about at cocktail parties.

     

    She introduced her mother at campaign speeches.

     

    Yup, I'm sure she'll really fight for the rights of investors and hold the executives' feet to the fire on compensation.
    27 Sep 2011, 07:05 PM Reply Like
  • larocag
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    I can tell you are impotent just by looking at your wriiting.... See I am as smart as you are.
    28 Sep 2011, 12:08 AM Reply Like
  • chicagotiger
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    Why bother wasting money on an education when the cards are always staked against us
    27 Sep 2011, 02:53 AM Reply Like
  • Joe Dirnfeld
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    Barry Diller the head of the firm must need a political favor, and this is the payoff. Papa/mama Clinton will facilitate whatever he needs. Maybe parking tickets, or landing rights at martha's , or
    Tax issues, there is no limit.
    27 Sep 2011, 08:18 AM Reply Like
  • Joe Dirnfeld
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    Actually she appears like a sweet young girl, probably very smart given her lineage, and parents worth hundreds of millions, but
    Diller found the angle to get what he needs.
    27 Sep 2011, 08:21 AM Reply Like
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