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Look at the progression of big nominee glitches. First there was Richardson. Then came Geithner, Killifer, and Daschle. Then we discovered that Judd Gregg’s former staffer Kevin Koonce has an Abramoff problem.

Some would see this as inept vetting, but I detect something more devious going on.

I think Obama is setting things up to nominate Cheney as his new HHS Secretary, so as to get a full and complete investigation of the man who thus far has avoided anything approaching an inquiry into his conduct over the last eight years.

Go for it, Mr. President. This might be the only way to get Cheney indicted.

Peterr

Peterr

I'm an ordained Lutheran pastor with a passion for language, progressive politics, and the intersection of people's inner sets of ideals and beliefs (aka "faith" to many) and their political actions. I mostly comment around here, but offer a weekly post or two as well. With the role that conservative Christianity plays in the current Republican politics, I believe that progressives ignore the dynamics of religion, religious language, and religiously-inspired actions at our own peril. I am also incensed at what the TheoCons have done to the public impression of Christianity, and don't want their twisted version of it to go unchallenged in the wider world. I'm a midwesterner, now living in the Kansas City area, but also spent ten years living in the SF Bay area. I'm married to a wonderful microbiologist (she's wonderful all the way around, not just at science) and have a great little Kid, for whom I am the primary caretaker these days. I love the discussions around here, especially the combination of humor and seriousness that lets us take on incredibly tough stuff while keeping it all in perspective and treating one another with respect.

And Preview is my friend.

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