Cass Sunstein to head OIRA

Mr. Obama also was poised to name Cass R. Sunstein,
an American legal scholar, to an existing White House post as the
administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. A
transition official said late Wednesday that Mr. Sunstein would oversee
government regulations and devise new approaches for government

Here is the article.  Here is Wikipedia on Sunstein; he is the co-author of Nudge and a very well-known law and economics scholar.  He is now married to Samantha Power and he once had a pet Rhodesian Ridgeback.  I have had many interactions with Cass Sunstein and he has been unfailing intelligent and gracious.

If you wish (and you are warned), here is a left-wing critique of Cass Sunstein.


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