From the daily archives: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Obama’s Diverse Appointments

On November 18, 2008 By

So I’m still not sold on Barack Obama’s choice of Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State. I’d much rather see him choose Bill Richardson. But either way, he’s doing a good job of keeping his appointments (or leaks of possible appointees) diverse.

In addition to his possible selection of a woman (or hispanic) for Secretary of State, he has chosen a Jew (Rahm Emanuel) for his Chief-of-Staff and leaks have revealed that he is considering Eric Holder, an African American, for Attorney General.

There does seem to be a pattern here.

I predict that his next pick will probably be […]

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I’ve been waiting a long time for the battle between the extreme social conservatives and the moderates in the Republican party to kick into high gear.

It looks like it may have just started here in Ohio with a fight between Dewine and some Catholic College Republicans.

Comments made by incoming Ohio GOP Chairman Kevin DeWine have outraged Republican Party leaders in Jefferson County, Ohio. At a press conference, DeWine claimed the Republican Party has lost its way because of issues like abortion and marriage and wants to abandon any focus on the issues.

“What DeWine doesn’t understand is […]

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