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The Michele Brown Appointment

About an hour ago, news organizations began reporting that Michele Brown — a friend of Chris Christie who received a controversial $46,000 loan from the Governor-elect while he was U.S. Attorney, will serve as  appointments counsel in the new administration. This story, breaking at 4:45 pm on a Friday afternoon before a three-day weekend, reminds me of a piece I wrote a few years ago on the pros and cons of releasing bad news on Fridays: Is There A Good Day for Bad News?