Daschle Ankled


Farewell, o great American. More from Nick Gillespie below.

By the way, since when did Cabinet appointments go the way of baseball arbitration cases, in which every attempt is made to avoid contentious hearings altogether? All these pre-confirmation resignations are robbing us of crucial public drama…. 

UPDATE 1: And good-bye to non-household-employment-tax-paying Nancy Killefer as well.

UPDATE 2: CNN's Kyra Phillips just asked her political analyst the following question (this is paraphrased): "Is this just another example of the culture of Wall Street greed and secrecy being exposed, or is Barack Obama ushering in a brand new era of politics?" Gotta be one of the two!