EDITOR OF REDSTATE
Fire John Brennan
Even before he accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, Barack Obama proclaimed he wanted to appoint a Lincolnesque cabinet, a “team of rivals.”
Lincoln, as ABC’s Jake Tapper reminded us way back in May 2008, appointed three of his rivals for the GOP presidential nomination to his cabinet, people who disagreed with him and at least one — Edward Stanton, who became Secretary of War — who had hurled personal insults at Lincoln, calling him a “long-armed ape.”
But Obama’s cabinet is no team of rivals, and his national security team is a concatenation of radical liberals like himself, a curious admixture of fools, miscreants and worse.