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Saturday, February 14, 2009

It’ 8 p.m. and Time to Play “Who Wants to be Secretary of Commerce?”

Gail Collins has fun in today’s column portraying the Obama team’s recent travails in filling the secretary of commerce slot in the new administration.

Collins explains how the latest game show originated:

(emphasis mine)
The idea of filling the cabinet via TV games came to President Obama when Senator Judd Gregg changed his mind about becoming secretary of commerce. Gregg lost interest after discovering, late in the day, that he was a Republican and Obama was a Democrat. Instantly, dozens of other senators who were bored working in a place where everything important is decided by the three moderate Republicans, volunteered for the job.

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  1. Great post!

    Would you like a Link Exchange with our new blog COMMON CENTS where we blog about the issues of the day??


  2. Hi Commoncents,

    I suppose it's okay in the blogosphere for a progressive and a conservative blogger to exchange links.

    Thanks for stopping by!