November 14, 2013
THAT’S OKAY, HE FEELS THE SAME WAY ABOUT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: Locked In The Cabinet:
“We are completely marginalized … until the shit hits the fan,” says one former Cabinet deputy secretary, summing up the view of many officials I interviewed. “If your question is: Did the president rely a lot on his Cabinet as a group of advisers? No, he didn’t,” says former Obama Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.