Speaker-to-be Nancy Pelosi tabs Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, for the job. As Mary Katharine Ham writes:
Well, it ain’t Alcee Hastings, which is kind of a downer when we’re talking about entertainment value, but a major plus when we’re talking security of the country. I’ll take security in that choice.
IndeedTM. She also has some thoughts on his voting record–and nepotism. As MKH writes, “Funny how we never heard much abou this stuff until after Dems took control”.