A Democratic city that elected Democratic leaders is now controlled by the appointee of a Republican governor.
Jack Lew certainly fits the mold for a high-level Obama appointee.
On the House side, all we know now is that Paul Ryan will be a Republican appointee.
The ATF has not had a permanent director since 2006, when Congress required the consent of the Senate for any appointee.
And Bernanke, who came into public life as a Bush appointee, has become a hate object among many on the right.
To what extent ought the President in making appointments to take into consideration the politics of the appointee?
When his appointee was duly chosen he proceeded to the investiture.
To this end he went to a village where lived a member of Congress, who, he thought, might make him his appointee.
The appointee is usually a member nominated by the local members.
Frazier's appointee, however, was a lieutenant from a distant station.