One of Feingold's committee assignments as a senator was a committee on Africa. He said he liked it a lot and by time he left he was very knowledgeable about the continent. Kerry probably knows this and wants to use Feingold's experience and enthusiasm.
rabble wrote:Africa? ... I didn't see that comin'.
Hey! You gotta problem with that? This area of the world is a really big deal and outcomes are of severe global consequence. Whether or not we are too sleepy to see this, I think our current admin did good with this pick. In our present context, This give me some hope.