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  •  I showed up to make a joke. (1+ / 0-)
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    tharu1

    But if you must know, I am with Matthew Yglesias on this one: the Department of Commerce doesn't do anything important in the post-Reagan (actually post-Carter) period so who cares who the Secretary of Commerce is?  Al Gore doesn't have any expertise in what little is left in DoC's purview so he strikes me as a pretty random choice, vs. dozens or hundreds of people who might know something more about the portfolio.

    You know, I sometimes think if I could see, I'd be kicking a lot of ass. -Stevie Wonder at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010

    by Rich in PA on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 05:34:53 PM PST

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