Friday, February 26, 2010

Desiree Rogers out in March

On MSNBC it was just announced that Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is leaving the White House in March, which is NEXT WEEK.

Expect a new secretary already in the wings to emerge a few days after Rogers leaves.

I have been critical of Rogers who let the "reality show tv people" waltz into the President and First Lady's first State of the Union Dinner for the Prime Minister of India.

Seems like the White House is starting to realize they need to perform sweepers, let us hope Rahm Emanuel is NEXT.

White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers told me Friday she will step down next month, after presiding over 330 events in the White House in 14 months.

Rogers is departing after achieving a major goal of President Obama and First Lady Michelle -- opening up the White House to make it the "peoples house."

"As we turn the corner on the first year," Rogers told me, "this is a good time for me to explore opportunities in the corporate world."

Rogers told me it has been "an honor and a privilege to serve this president and First Lady, in what has certainly been a historic presidency."

Rogers, a friend of the First Couple for years, was one of the first Obama administration appointees.

"When I took on this assignment, we talked about the importance of creating the people's house. My work was really to create this framework," she told me.

"I think I completed that work. Our office has been able to lay the foundation for what will be known as the 'people's house' and it has already taken shape."