She’s Accepted! Sources Say!

So it seems, my friends, that we have arrived at the final installment of the weeklong dramedy that has been When No Drama Meets Whoa, Drama: the Nomination of Hillary Clinton. The Times is reporting that Clinton has indeed accepted the president-elect’s much-written about/much-leaked-about offer to become the nation’s top diplomat.

Prepare, in the week ahead, for much more bipartisan hand-wringing about the power of “the Clintons,” perhaps some pointed commentary on the choice from Samantha Power, and several extraneous references to Lincoln’s Obama’s Team of Rivals.

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.