They Call Him Flash Panetta

Leon Panetta's anticlimactic though long-awaited shake-up of White House personnel finally took place last week. How long awaited?

Panetta Vows Quick Review at White House

-- headline, Wall Street Journal, 6/29/94

"I'm going to make a recommendation to the President, hopefully soon, with regards to what changes need to be made."

-- Panetta himself, on Face the Nation, 7/10/94

White House Awaiting Panetta's Prescription

-- headline, Los Angeles Times, 7/24/94

"Panetta's suggested changes ... ((are)) expected to happen later this month, when Washington goes on vacation."

-- National Journal, 8/6/94

Panetta May Deliver After Labor Day

-- headline, Washington Post, 8/31/94

"The White House personnel shake-up may occur next week."

-- USA Today, 9/9/94

"Sources say chunks of the...

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