Mitt’s latest moves
: Holy cow. There he goes again. Doing things he's not supposed to do, such as making some inspired choices.
Doug Foy, president of the Conservation Law Foundation, has been named to the new post of chief of commonwealth development. Foy is tough, pragmatic and effective. What a fascinating choice. (And one that may come back to haunt Mitt because Foy marches to the beat of his own drum, in an admirable way. Quickie observation: I think Mitt is quite serious about anti-sprawl suburban development.) Meanwhile, former Fidelity vice chairman Robert Pozen has been tapped for the new post of chief of commerce and labor. And in an apparent slap at the Swift administration for the way it’s been handing out judgeships to cronies (see “Swift, begone” item below), Ralph Martin will become chairman of the Judicial Nominating Council. ... Now, if only Mitt would sign an anti-patronage executive order bringing the Commonwealth into compliance with the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Rutan