Well, who will Obama rely on when hit with the next surprise? The people he has around him, that's who. And, so far, those people ain't left-wingers.
Don't get me wrong. Given the alternatives, I'm delighted with most of Obama's picks. But there's a reason why the old Reaganite phrase "personnel is policy" has become a Washington cliché: Because it's true.
Obama will surely learn that if he tries to implement a left-wing agenda with a centrist team at his disposal.
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Goldberg: Left behind