Obama’s Transition Insiders
Brooks is impressed with the quality of the insiders being brought into the fold. The real question, one that’s going unscrutinized, is wether or not this collection of talking heads will have quality staffers – smart, motivated, and full of ideas.
The other route, more often taken than not: insider pools like this turn into insulur pools, isolated from both reality and their own hierarchies – staffers turn into glorified interns, and DC spirals off into irrelevance again.
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