Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota) was offered and has accepted the role of Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama Administration. Daschle, who had twice the cojones of current Majority Leader Harry Reid with even less of an actual majority to lead, will be the person in charge in implementing health care reforms and rolling back all the various ways the current Administration has succeeded in restricting our reproductive choices through administrative fiat. [Huffington Post]


Dammit, I wanted Howard Dean. I thought it would be nice to have an actual M.D. in charge of HHS.