Obama pandering to Univision ahead of his appearance on that channel at the University of Miami.

Obama appoints wife of Univision owner to UN diplomatic post

By El Nuevo Herald Staff Report

President Barack Obama appointed Cheryl Saban, wife of the owner of Univision, as U.S. representative to the United Nations, according to reports from various news blogs.

According to the Politico blog, Haim Saban, owner of the television network, backed Hillary Clinton in 2008, but during the summer donated $1 million to groups supporting the campaigns of Democrats. And according to another blog in Spanish of Yahoo, the appointment of Cheryl Saban to the diplomatic post was made last Wednesday, the day before Obama appeared at a forum at the University of Miami hosted by Univision.


  1. Prior to the appointment, I’m sure there was an explicit promise to not ask so many inconvenient questions of Obama in the future.

    • 1IDVET says:

      I think someone forgot to tell them to ease up on the hard questions about Fast & Furious though.
      They hammered him good on that one.

  2. It was the best challenge he’s had in 4 years, …prior to last night, of course.