White House budget director Peter Orszag, a top lieutenant on President Obama’s economic team, will be leaving his post next month, administration officials said Monday.
Orszag, 41, the first senior cabinet official to resign, helped steer the $787 billion economic stimulus bill through Congress.
While perhaps a small victory for conservatives and pragmatic people across the board, it is telling that while we the people have been plunged into record levels of debt, we finally have a “change” worth believing. The downside is who will replace him… “the devil you know vs. the devil you don’t…”
It will also be interesting to see who hires Orzag and where. Will he continue to live in the “Beltway Wonderland”, or some other Fantasia environment.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2010/06/22/2010-06-22_obamas_budget_boss_is_quitting.html#ixzz0rZnVK1xQ