I think it was Chuck Schumer who trotted out the old "rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic" saw, but somehow that doesn't quite fit the scenario. It's far too quaint, and besides I was saving that for switching the CenCom general in Iraq. Again.
The funniest way I've see to describe this cosmetic change is courtesy of mparker, posting on Blondesense blog-thread:
It's like changing amplifiers because you really suck at guitar.So I'm thinking there must be a whole passel of funnier ways of describing the full-force fuckup that is the rearranging of this administration, and I'm throwing the door open to you all.
Go for it.