Monday, November 10, 2008

Harry Reid's a jerk

Get your head out of your rear.
Obama is working to build a diverse Cabinet. That includes reaching out to Republicans and independents — part of the broad coalition that supported Obama during the race against Republican John McCain. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has been mentioned as a possible holdover.

"He's not even a Republican," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said. "Why wouldn't we want to keep him? He's never been a registered Republican."
Why does it matter, Reid? If he's competent, and in a time of war, it might be smart to keep the top level folks in place at the Department of Defense, no matter your politics. If he HAD been a registered Republican, at some time in his life, would you consider keeping him or put him out with tomorrow's trash?

May I remind you, there had to be quite a few Republicans voting for the President-Elect, even though they weren't "Registered Democrats."

You want to talk non-partisan White House-Congressional alliances? Bite me.

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