Obama goodnesses.

Two things about the incoming administration:

One, the security team. “Nominees announced today include Senator Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, Eric Holder as Attorney General, Governor Janet Napolitano as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Susan Rice as Ambassador to the United Nations, and General Jim Jones, USMC (Ret) as National Security Adviser. President-elect Obama also announced that he has asked Robert Gates to stay on as Secretary of Defense.”

Out of six people, on the security team, three are women. This should be interesting. I’ve heard it said many times that if women were in power, we’d have fewer military conflicts and more diplomatic resolution. I’d like to see this theory tested.

Two: change.gov is published under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Whoa, sanity and openness in practice! Now, if only they’d publish a revision history of the site…

2 Responses to “Obama goodnesses.”

  1. Rosa Says:

    I know people are fond of saying that about women, but I’m afraid I think it’s just another form of essentialistic thinking, of the “women are lovely” school of thought. Women are just as bloodthirsty and reactionary as men, in my experience.

  2. Richard Says:

    I agree with Rosa