Tuesday, November 18, 2008


Backbone Campaign has been compiling information on progressive policy leaders for the last four years. Below are some of the names from its Progressive Cabinet Roster that it thinks would do a great job in an Obama cabinet or advising Obama in shaping his administration. Many of these names are not appearing in the press . . .

Defense: Chuck Spinney, Max Cleland, James Webb, Sarah Sewall, Gary Hart

State: Bill Richardson, Emira Woods, Jim McDermott, Gayle Smith, Bill Bradley Susan Rice

Homeland Security: Gary Hart, James Lee Witt, Donald J. Guter, Richard Clarke, Colin Powell

Attorney General:Charles Ogletree Jr, Kamala Harris, Senator Russell Feingold, John Conyers, Christopher Edley

Treasury: Elizabeth Warren, Paul Krugman, Dean Baker, James Galbraith, Joseph Stiglitz

EPA: Carl Pope, Robert Kennedy, Jr, Doug LaFollette, Mary O'Brien, Winona LaDuke

Climate Czar: Al Gore

Secretary of Sustainability: Lester R. Brown,Gifford Pinchot III, Hunter Lovins, Bill McKibben


At November 19, 2008 4:17 PM, Anonymous Charles said...

Gary Hart, the same man who declared the need for a "new world order" and supported the draconian anti-terrorism legislation under Clinton?

At November 20, 2008 3:25 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Progressive"? Someone needs a real dictionary, not the GOP/DLC special edition!

There isn't a single progressive name on that list. Not one!


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