Rolling Stone gives a run down of Obama’s immediate circle of power. The key player? David Axelrod. Again:
, who ran the president’s campaign,
sits even closer to Obama than Rove did to Bush; he is the only
senior adviser with his own door to Obama’s office. “It conveys
that Axelrod is involved not only in communicating the president’s
positions but in formulating them,” says a top veteran of the Obama
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.