According to Politico.com, the uproar that fellow feminists & myself made at the idea of Larry as Sect. of the Treasury has gotten him scratched off the short list.
The women’s opposition to a possible Summers’ appointment was the explanation some Democratic sources are hearing for why the Obama transition team has crossed Summers off their list. The Obama team doesn’t want to kick off its administration with a controversy nor go head-to-head with an important constituency when there are other qualified candidates, political operatives speculate.
My WMC Commentary was also picked up by the following sites:
- The Colorado Independent
- Op-Ed News
- Huffington Post
- National Examiner
- About.com Women's Issues