David Graham writes for The Atlantic about former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt's roll on Mitt Romney's team:
"Even as a presidential campaign fights to win the election, it has to be preparing for what comes after. For any candidate who's not an incumbent, that means choosing a transition chair who quietly sets in motion a plan for an administration, including choosing who might fill top posts, if the candidate wins.
"Mike Leavitt is in the spotlight today after Politico reported that the former Bush cabinet member has been tapped to lead the transition. But his backing for part of President Obama's health-care reform law has upset conservatives, and his past support for cap-and-trade could come back to haunt him. So who is the quietly powerful Leavitt, why was he chosen, and why is he controversial?"
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