You couldn't make this stuff up.
I wonder if here has been a coup that we didn't hear about?
Now we find that Eric Holder, Deputy AG under Clinton will be Hussein's Attorney General. Just to make it even more old style, Holder signed off on Clinton's last gasp pardon of Mark Rich, tax fraud fugitive who gave up his citizenship. I wonder how many questions that will get from the Demos in his confirmation hearing...
And even more of the old team...
The sources said the Obama transition team is still debating over who should serve under Holder in the key post of deputy attorney general. One top candidate, favored by Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and other former Clinton White House officials, is Elena Kagan, dean of the Harvard Law School and a former lawyer in the White House counsel’s office under Clinton. Another top candidate, favored by other Obama advisors, is David Ogden, a former chief of staff to Attorney General Janet Reno, who is currently heading Obama’s Justice Department transition team. Kagan brings legal policy credentials; Ogden has more experience in the Justice Department trenches.
Wish I had said this.
UPDATE AT 7:02 A.M. ET: From The Politico: Gregory B. Craig, a well-known Washington lawyer who quarterbacked President Bill Clinton’s impeachment defense, has been chosen White House counsel by President-elect Barack Obama, according to Democratic officials.
COMMENT: And Rahm Emanuel is chief of staff. And Hillary may go to the State Department. You know, all they need is that chubby girl with the blue dress... No, no, no, I did not write that. I absolutely did not.