A Look At A Romney Cabinet — Bush’s Third Term

Posted by | August 28, 2012 10:52 | Filed under: Top Stories

by Stuart Shapiro

Politico has an analysis of the likely Cabinet selections for a President Romney, and it’s composed almost entirely of Washington insiders who were veterans of the George W. Bush administration.

Mitt Romney said his Cabinet and White House staff will be stacked with men and women from the business world, but his top advisers sketched out for POLITICO a team composed of many familiar faces in Washington.

Already on the inside track: several veterans of George W. Bush’s administration and a number of women — but not necessarily a single Democrat.

With names like Rob Portman, Mike Leavitt, and Robert Zoellick, a Romney cabinet would have a very Washington insider flavor.  Keep that in mind this week when he and Rep. Ryan complain about Washington and pledge to change things.

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Copyright 2012 Liberaland
By: Stuart Shapiro

Stuart is a professor and the Director of the Public Policy
program at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers
University. He teaches economics and cost-benefit analysis and studies
regulation in the United States at both the federal and state levels.
Prior to coming to Rutgers, Stuart worked for five years at the Office
of Management and Budget in Washington under Presidents Clinton and
George W. Bush.

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