The daily tracking poll grinds on, as our Washington Insiders* beg for President-Elect Obama to announce his domestic policy team, and in a hurry. The fatigue is clearly setting in, as today's results look strikingly similar to yesterday's. (Though the Big O is gone.)
One surprise (to me at least) is that our gang thinks New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein still has a shot. Really? Maybe Randi wants him out of the Big Apple. Still, by my reckoning, it's going to take some fancy dance moves for Mr. Chancellor to get the nod.
Others mentioned today: Colin Powell, Mike Easley, Hugh Price, Tom Vilsack, Beverly Hall, Jim Hunt, Freeman Hrabowski, Erskine Bowles, Roy Barnes, Ronnie Musgrove, and Jim Shelton.
* As a service to one of our readers who is suffering memory loss (not to mention fading fame and glory), the ten insiders are: me; Joel Packer, NEA; Michelle McLaughlin, TFA (Formerly AFT); Kevin Carey, Education Sector; Fritz Edelstein, Public/Private Action; Brooks Garber, National Alliance of Public School Choice; Nina Rees, Knowledge Universe; Dave DeSchryver,...