Gerry Canavan

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Transition Politics!

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Sorry about the slow blogging yesterday—the end of the semester can catch up on you. A few transition links:

* Change! Obama likely to keep Gates at Secretary of Defense, at least for a while, and unlikely to radically overhaul controversial Bush administration intelligence policies.

* Change! What we need is a liberal shock doctrine, says Rick Perlstein.

* Good has a visual accounting of the first 100 days of various presidents.

* How to get tickets to the inauguration.

* 59% of Americans look forward to one-party rule.

* And marriage equality destroys marriage in Connecticut today.

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November 12, 2008 at 12:52 pm

‘The First Thousand Days’

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Obama and his staff, exhilerated but perhaps also unnerved by the international jubilation that greeted his victory, are seeking to temper hopes for immediate radical reform by directing their plans not to the traditional “first hundred days” but the first thousand. Here’s the wish list. Via Chuck Todd.

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November 6, 2008 at 3:07 pm

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