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Personal and policy controversies and, for some, invisibility on key issues facing the nation are the hallmark of those on the latest Whispers list: President Obama’s five worst cabinet secretaries.
What stands out about this list is that agencies that are normally found on the “best” lists of previous administrations rank at the top of our insiders’ worst list.
As with the previous list, President Obama’s 5 Best Cabinet Secretaries, Whispers asked Washington insiders from both sides of the aisle to size up the new cabinet. Just as it’s done on American Idol, we tallied the votes to come up with the new list.