The lovely banks of the river Tagus at sunset in Lisbon. (Francisco Seco/AP)

Sherman helped found the Boston office of mega-law firm Greenberg Traurig,

Of course, we’ve seen this before. The president has made diplomats of many of his big money-men and -women — or at least he’s nominated them. The Senate’s got its work cut out with a slew of ambassador nominees to plow through.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.