Taking a job in the Bush administration at this point may not offer the opportunity to effect change, but it affords other benefits. ‘For anybody who wanted to come into the government to accomplish anything, the possibility of that is almost zero’ at this point, said Cal Mackenzie, a Colby College government professor and expert on White House staffing, noting it can take six months to win confirmation. Nevertheless … Bush will find a deep supply of ‘people who would be happy to come over and get a nice resume item,’ he predicted.”