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Um, I don't know that I really think that's a problem, not a big enough one to complain about anyway. If these people gave lots of money to the campaign and encouraged others to give lots of money, it could be because they believe in what the President wants to do. It could be because they wanted to buy themselves an ambassadorship, but so what? If these men start doing things that are selfish and not in line with the President's objectives, then we can say he made a bad decision in hiring them. But if they work to further his cause, then there's no problem.
Does it matter if they are career politicians or random other important people? Only if you are a career politician. That's just life.