President Obama's choice of a foreign policy expert and longtime aide to become his chief of staff is widely seen as evidence that the president plans to emulate his predecessors, who used their second terms to put their mark on the world.
By tapping Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough for the role, Obama is also picking a former House and Senate staffer who's known for keeping out of the spotlight.
[Some]conclude from McDonough's close ties to Obama that the president intends to shove through his policies both foreign and domestic.
“He’s no foreign policy guy — Denis is an enforcer,” said a conservative defense analyst. “In the mafia, he’d be the guy who kills people.”
Monday, January 28, 2013
Obama's Choice for Chief Of Staff Means He is Going to try to Aggressively Push Through His Central Planning Agenda
The Hill reports: