The big news in politics last week was the Mittster’s announcement that he won’t seek the presidency in 2016. Like Romney or not, you gotta give the guy credit. That kind of magnanimity and sagacity is pretty rare.
So what’s next?
Friday’s announcement opens a whole buffet of interesting options and opportunities. What do you think of this “menu”?
Vice President of the United States: Marco Rubio or Tim Scott
Secretary of State: Newt!
Secretary of Defense: Ollie North (duh)
Department of the Treasury: Someone who’s read and understands Free to Choose
Department of Justice: Trey Gowdy
Department of the Interior: Kim Wyman
Department of Agriculture: Almost any Midwest farmer who’s made a go of it.
Department of Commerce: Mia Love
Department of Labor: Nikki Haley
Department of Health and Human Services: Dr. Ben Carson
Department of Housing and Urban Development: Really?
Department of Transportation: Hmmm…
Department of Energy: “Gone with the wind.” All $ and responsibilities returned to the several states.
Department of Education: Doneski at the federal level. All decisions and policy regarding education shall be returned to the local level and determined by parents and the local school district.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Any USMC Sergeant Major worth his stripes.
Department of Homeland Security: Chuck Norris
White House Chief of Staff: Condoleezza Rice
White House Press Secretary: Dinesh D’Souza (close second: Greg Gutfeld)
Senate Majority Leader: Ted Cruz
Speaker of the House: Susana Martinez
Environmental Protection Agency: Pam Bondi
Office of Management & Budget: Paul Ryan
United States Mission to the United Nations: John Bolton
Council of Economic Advisers: Jan Brewer
Small Business Administration: Star Parker
Official White House Doggie Walker: Harry Reid
“Hey, wait a minute,” you say. “What about president?” Glad you asked. How ‘bout: