"We're always trying to strike the right balance" between political appointees and "career professionals that fill the jobs underneath them." --Dick Cheney
How about, oh, I don't know... filling the positions with QUALIFIED, EXPERIENCED people???? Instead of unqualified guys who supported your campaign???? This is like if the Yankees made Rudolph Giuliani their new second baseman.
On second thought, maybe that's not a bad idea. He's gotta be better than Bellhorn.
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