The scariest thing I have read about the State Department today

From Amie Parnes’ Politico story about internecine Clinton conflicts at the State Department:    Sources familiar with the vetting process say Clinton is playing a role in the decisions and wants to keep some familiar faces around. Cheryl Mills, who served as Clinton’s general counsel and played a major role in post-campaign operations, is likely to be ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and co-host of the Space the Nation podcast.

From Amie Parnes' Politico story about internecine Clinton conflicts at the State Department:   

From Amie Parnes’ Politico story about internecine Clinton conflicts at the State Department:   

Sources familiar with the vetting process say Clinton is playing a role in the decisions and wants to keep some familiar faces around.

Cheryl Mills, who served as Clinton’s general counsel and played a major role in post-campaign operations, is likely to be named Clinton’s chief of staff, sources tell Politico. Clinton campaign aides credit Mills with helping to “bring order” to the Clinton campaign last year.

Seriously?  This was Mills’ great achievement? 

By that standard, I look forward to the appointments of Richard Gere as ambassador to India, John Thain as undersecretary of state for economic affairs, and Alex Rodriguez as goodwill ambassador for baseball. 

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and co-host of the Space the Nation podcast. Twitter: @dandrezner

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