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Kempthorne’s farewell address to employees: a 600-slide homage to himself.

By Amanda Terkel on January 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm

"Kempthorne’s farewell address to employees: a 600-slide homage to himself."


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The Washington Post’s Al Kamen reports that last week, outgoing Interior Secretary Dick Kempthorne gave a farewell address to employees. However, it ends up it was little more than an homage to himself: “about 600 slides, each picturing the distinguished secretary, many of them taken at a national park.” One “longtime employee” groaned, “Slide after slide after slide. It was special. That’s all I should say.”


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