Obama Adviser Faces Scrutiny Over Mortgage Deals By Shailagh Murray Here's the trouble with running a squeaky clean campaign: there's very little margin for ethical error. James A. Johnson, former Fannie Mae CEO and consummate Washington insider, is leading Sen. Barack Obama's vice-presidential search process. He just conducted an early round of interviews on Capitol Hill today. But Johnson also is proving a ripe target for Republicans looking to spot hypocrisy in Obama's pledge to reject business as usual in Washington. Washington Post Johnson is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Brookings Institution and is a member of The Business Council, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission and the American Friends of Bilderberg. (see signature below) Sourcewatch... Barack O'Bilderberg. Obama vs McCain. Or, the globalists vs the American people...again. Who do you think'll win this time around? Andrew G. Marshall contributed to breaking the Climate Change consensus in a celebrated 2006 article entitledGlobal Warming A Convenient Lie, in which he challenged the findings underlying Al Gore's documentary.