Rouse hailed as first Asian American chief of staff

Politerati As White White House staffers praise incoming chief of staff Pete Rouse as a fixer, Asian American bloggers are taking heart from his appointment for another reason: Rouse’s mother, born Mary Mikami, is the daughter of Japanese immigrants to America. Blogger Jeff Yang at Asian culture and politics blog Original Spin praised Obama’s selection… More Rouse hailed as first Asian American chief of staff