OpenLeft has set up a petition to John Podesta and Michael Strautmanis of the Obama transition team calling on Obama not to appoint Larry Summers as Treasury Secretary. As they describe, there are many reasons Summers would be an horrendous (although funny!) choice.
MORE: Don’t miss this chummy note from Summers to Ken Lay when Summers became Treasury Secretary. Note the handwritten PS: “I’ll keep my eye on power deregulation and energy market infrastructure issues.”