Some Wolverines in high positions in Washington are opining about the fate of Rich Rodriguez. Their opinions certainly aren't of any more weight than another fan's, but I thought it just might be interesting to readers.
David Shepardson of the Detroit News tweeted Thursday:
Treasury adviser Gene Sperling, an Ann Arbor-native, said he had mixed feelings about whether #RichRod should be fired
Separately, I was at a function about a month ago, in the immediate aftermath of the Ohio State game. I asked Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), a two-time graduate of U-M (undergrad and medical school), about his opinions about Rodriguez.
Price didn't seem immediately familiar with specifics about the team, but said that he thought Rodriguez wasn't the right fit for the team. Price said he thought Forcier had been underutilized.
On an additional note, here's a list of U-M alumni serving in Congress. (It's not completely up-to-date; several alumni were elected in November.)