Obama Tells Bush Appointees At Pentagon To Clean Out Their Desks

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New boss.

Despite keeping Defense Secretary Robert Gates in the Pentagon, President-elect Obama’s transition team informed 90 Bush appointees their services will not be needed after Inauguration Day.

Scott Gration, a senior official on Obama’s transition team, called and emailed several of President Bush’s Pentagon appointees about 10 days ago to inform them they were being dismissed.

I'm still not wild about Gates staying on, but at least he seems competent and he was not from the Rumsfeld/Cheney world of incompetence + megalomania.