Rahmbo Unplugged or Compromiser In Chief?
Sunday's New York Times Magazine has an 8 page profile of Rahm Emanuel.
If Emanuel’s philosophy is to put points on the board, to take what you can get and then cut a deal, to make everything negotiable except success, then the White House is testing the limits of Rahmism.
....Emanuel occupies a unique niche in Obama’s White House. He makes up the rules of the game that others are supposed to follow, and he gets away with what others cannot. Emanuel seems to serve as a virtual prime minister, the most powerful chief of staff since James Baker managed the White House during Ronald Reagan’s first term.
The Times portrays him as a rattlesnake wired into every important decision:
|< Saturday Open Thread | Ireland Releases Colo. Woman Held in Terror Probe >|