Jay Carney, comms director for Vice President Joe Biden, has been selected to replace Robert Gibbs as White House Press Secretary. Carney also had a career in journalism, serving as the Washington bureau chief for Time prior to joining Biden’s staff. There was a lot of advanced speculation that he would be appointed to the post.
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“Game Change” doesn’t just sizzle, it’s sizzle-mean. Subtitled “Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the race of a lifetime” the book by TIME‘s Mark Halperin and New York‘s John Heilemann is running the table with a roll-out of very damaging, and blog-able anecdotes from the 2008 presidential campaign trail.
Yet the real story is what “Game Change” reveals about the modern Washington press corps, the debate of which should keep the book on the bestseller list for awhile.
More after the jump.
The public speaking portion of President Obama’s new Afghanistan strategy launch began last night and continued this morning as Vice President Joe Biden appeared on all three network morning shows.
“I was skeptical of taking our eye off the ball, that ball is Al-Qaeda,” Biden told the “Today Show’s” Meredith Vieira in the above clip.