House minority leadership is pretty inconsequential, is it not? Only political insiders had any clue who Rep. Boehner was, which made their campaign to run against him pretty silly. I think a smaller, more insular, more collectivist Democratic House Caucus will be served well by Rep. Pelosi's leadership, And the GOP will be well served in 2012 running against her.
Minority leadership usually is inconsequential to the electorate, unless it is a high-profile personality with through-the-roof negatives.
Another money quote from Goodwin in the same article was this:
Because the president already ruled out dumping Joe Biden, the Dem lineup for 2012 is set: Obama, Biden, Pelosi and Reid. How's that for change?
Ike Skelton is gone -- completely different look...