What do politicians do in the off season? Some take junkets to Morocco to “capture the beauty and vibrancy” of an “extraordinary nation.”
In this case, state Sen. Don Williams, the president of the Senate, is bound for Marrakesh and Casablanca tomorrow, courtesy of “the high patronage of his majesty the king Mohammed VI.”
will include 23 state legislative leaders and a comparable number of Advisory Council members, spouses and guests will depart for Marrakech and Casablanca, Morocco for SLLF’s first program in Africa. The government of the Kingdom of Morocco, represented by its Ambassador to the United States H.E. Rachad Bouhlal, is planning a program that will capture the beauty and vibrancy of this extraordinary nation in the region known as the Maghreb.
In the kingdom, the New York Times recently noted, “most politicians are compromised” and remain subservient to the crown in a country where “the country’s independent press has been systematically harassed.”