Of Talleyrand and Jamie Gorelick

    People manage to survive in Washington, DC while adding nothing to the commonweal, and sometimes doing substantial damage. They have the dirt on their rivals, they know who’s butt to kiss or they just have a canny instinct that enables them to artfully duck at the right moment. I’m not sure which describes Jamie Gorelick, but like Arnold Schwarzenegger at the end of a Terminator | Read More »

    Five words that will make our nation less safe

    As he prepares to take office, President-elect Barack Obama is relying on a small team of advisers who will lead his transition operation and help choose the members of a new Obama administration. Following is part of a series of profiles of potential members of the administration. Name: Jamie Gorelick Being considered for: Attorney general THAT ought to make al Qaeda happy! I fear it | Read More »

    Five words that make our nation less safe

    As he prepares to take office, President-elect Barack Obama is relying on a small team of advisers who will lead his transition operation and help choose the members of a new Obama administration. Following is part of a series of profiles of potential members of the administration. Name: Jamie Gorelick Being considered for: Attorney general THAT ought to make al Qaeda happy! I fear it | Read More »

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