Energy Secretary Chu Said to Plan Departure From Cabinet

Maybe Chu can now confess to Oprah about Solyndra?

“U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who drew criticism from Republicans over his support for loans to Solyndra LLC before the solar-panel maker went bankrupt, will leave his Cabinet post in President Barack Obama’s second term, according to two people familiar with the matter.” [Businessweek]


  1. We’re losing Hillary Clinton, a bad SOS, for John Kerry, who may well be worse. We’re losing Leon Panetta, an adequate SOD, for Charles Hagel, almost certainly a poor SOD. We’re losing Timothy Geithner for John Lew, bad for worse. My word, who’d be worse at Energy than Steven Chu? James Hansen? Van Jones?


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