Alan Khazei has publicly expressed interest in running against US Senator Scott Brown in 2012. Khazei is smart, rich, and well connected. But he also a troubling connection to Muammar Gaddafi.
Khazei’s wife, Vanessa Kirsch, established and currently leads a nonprofit called NewProfit. As a venture philanthropy fund, NewProfit provides capital and expertise to promising organizations in the social sector.
Much of NewProfit’s financial support and expertise comes from the Monitor Group, which made headlines a few weeks ago as advisers to Muammar Gaddafi.
Some material from NewProfit’s website: