magazine, February 2010
Our Man in London: On Louis Susman's appointment as ambassador to
By Carol Felsenthal
The retired Chicago businessman Louis Susman recently became the
U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, an appointment widely regarded
as the prize for his ferocious fundraising on behalf of the Obama
campaign. Derided by the British press as the "vacuum cleaner,"
Susman is only the most prominent example of a continuing-and questionable-American