It's just a rumor at Think Progress, but wouldn't it be like them to make such a move when Emptywheel is incommunicado? And Chertoff? The brains behind the Katrina debacle? He had friends on Capitol Hill when he was confirmed for Homeland Security head, but does he still? And isn't he tainted by the surveillance scandals? At least it makes sense to them as a way to keep things within the circle of capos, but he certainly isn't going to be anything but a loyal Bushie.