Meg Whitman Has Plenty Of Company In Hiring Undocumented Help (Guinier, Baird, Feinstein): Here's Our Look At Foreign Domestics Throughout Modern Political History
Revelations Wednesday that California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman employed an illegal immigrant as a maid (a multimillionaire in California with an undocumented housekeeper -- shocking!) had us thinking:
Not all politicos have been derailed for hiring foreign domestics (Dianne Feinstein, for example), although some (notorious anti-illegal-immigrant Gov. Pete Wilson) have certainly been called out as hypocrites. Here's our look at undocumented help throughout modern political history:
Zoe Baird was called President Bill Clinton's "first blunder" by Time magazine after was revealed that the U.S. Attorney General nominee had hired illegals as a nanny and chauffeur. She withdrew herself from consideration.