Tag Archives: clinton

Dragging Down Obama

Check this: Karl Rove is trying to lead a challenge to Eric Holder’s nomination as AG of the US. I don’t think Rove or any other part of the GOP cares particularly about Eric Holder per se, they care about Holder’s connections to Clintons, who they would like to tie to Obama.¬† It’s an effort to re-inscribe the partisan frame around Obama and his Administration¬† – and points out the risks O took in bringing so many Clinton-types into the fold when building his Administration.

Lining Up for Democracy

lining up for the exit. from Tony the misfits flickr

lining up for the exit. from Tony the misfit's flickr

Get yer democracy, right here folks:

City Hall paints out a flow chart for the possible chain reactions in state and local government that could occur if Hillary Clinton goes to Sec. of State.  It inadvertantly gives you a perspective on the insider-baseball of NY state politics Рall of these people are connected in one or two degrees of seperation, and the assumtpions about who could fill whose spot shows the chain of political favors that connect them.  I think this provides yet another argument for term limits Рeverything should be done to shuffle these folks out of office just to break up the insular club that only changes up when someone resigns or is offered a higher office in government.