Wednesday, November 05, 2008
The season of sharp elbows
Aspiring political appointee demonstrates the technique
A new administration is coming to town. All those who seek to hold high office in a Democratic administration are maneuvering for position. Look for lots of stories with anonymous sources reporting that so-and-os is being mentioned as the next minister of silly walks, or whatever office they seek. We may easily guess who was doing the mentioning.
For the worker bees this ritual has great importance, yet we are mere spectators. It is going to be very entertaining, but not always edifying.