In the Roosevelt Room

The next few minutes of Vickers’ talk telling the officials of his decision to leave the Department of Health and Human Services and his ‘supreme’ confidence in the team of Secretary Houghton and Deputy Secretary Royce seemed surreal to Merritt. His airy words, heavily doped with the finest of Washington pharmaceutical grade horseshit, wafted through the erudite set of cynical onlookers.socratic3Dpromo