That country has a reputation for rampant corruption and nepotism.
John F. Kennedy was accused of nepotism for his appointment of his brother Robert Kennedy as Attorney General of the United States.
Despite the whiff of nepotism, it wasn’t as if Kevin didn’t earn his way; his dad spent fewer than twenty hours a week in the office these days, which usually left Kevin working closer to sixty.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
The other apprentices had envied Clarke’s assignment, and had complained of nepotism when they discovered that Dr. Lahiri was one of her father’s closest friends.
Kass Morgan -- The 100
The era of aristocracy, nepotism, and inequality is over, fellowhamwaians.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
Zeitoun was convinced Ahmad was treating him a bit more roughly than the others, to compensate for any suspicions of nepotism, but he didn’t mind.
Dave Eggers -- Zeitoun
The city’s political structure is said to be rife with corruption, favor-peddling and nepotism.
Stephen King -- Rose Red
Despite their frequent phone conversations, the president sees his younger brother as a guy who’s benefited from nepotism, for it was Joseph Kennedy who insisted that JFK hire Bobby as attorney general.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Kennedy
A wiry five-eight, graycropped, gray eyes back of horn-rims and heavy glass, cycling between preoccupation and near-frantic darting, he had had a way of verbalizing half-completed thoughts as he went along, so that you might begin to think him a representative of that tribe which had come into positions of small authority by means of nepotism or politics.