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Tue Nov 17, 2020, 03:57 PM

I absolutely adore Mellody Hobson, one of my idols. However, I don't want her in the Biden Admin

She's one of the smartest people I have heard talk about money. I just think she would become a boogie man for the right. I hate that we have to make decisions based on what they would do, but there are other bright stars that could be chosen. Plus, Mellody would not deserve the hate that would come her way from the right. I know she probably has dealt with it being a black woman in power and married to George Lucas - but the wrath that the hateful deplorables would bring would probably be very different.
It would give them a chance to talk about elitists- no matter how great of a job she did.

Meet The Women Being Considered For Treasury Secretary

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Mellody Hobson is the president and co-CEO of asset-management firm Ariel Investments. She's also the former chairwoman of DreamWorks Animation. Hobson is well known throughout the corporate world and in the circles of some of the most influential people in the country.

Her wedding guest list boasted names like Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson, and Harrison Ford. Sheryl Sandberg credits Hobson with inspiring her book "Lean In," and when asked about her, Howard Schultz, the chairman and CEO of Starbucks, said, "When I think of her, I think of grace." Hobson serves on the board of many organizations, including JPMorgan Chase & Co, and on the board of directors for Starbucks and Estée Lauder. She's also served as a regular financial contributor on CBS This Morning.

Hobson's selection as Treasury Secretary would make her the first woman—and the first black woman in the position. That said, those on the left have been fairly vocal with their disapproval of someone with a corporate background stepping into the role that would set the economic tone of the administration.


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Reply I absolutely adore Mellody Hobson, one of my idols. However, I don't want her in the Biden Admin (Original post)
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Tue Nov 17, 2020, 04:58 PM

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I think she’d be just as much a problem on the left, given her position in the corporate world. For many (or at least those with the loudest voices), anything with the sniff of “corporate” in it is anathema.

Whatcha gonna do? You can never please everyone ... and lately, sometimes no one.

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