Watch Out For Burrowing at NASA

Top Scientist Rails Against Hirings, Washington Post

"The president of the nation's largest general science organization yesterday sharply criticized recent cases of Bush administration political appointees gaining permanent federal jobs with responsibility for making or administering scientific policies, saying the result would be "to leave wreckage behind."

Administration Moves to Protect Key Appointees, Washington Post

"Just weeks before leaving office, the Interior Department's top lawyer has shifted half a dozen key deputies -- including two former political appointees who have been involved in controversial environmental decisions -- into senior civil service posts."

The Burrowing of the Bushies, Washington Post

"It happens every time a president leaves office: Some of his political appointees don't want to go, so they "burrow in" to the civil service."

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