|Dan Glickman, who was a Kansas congressman|
before becoming U.S. secretary of agriculture,
checked out a wheat field. (Photo via Politico)
"I have never heard of any past agriculture secretaries being subjected to the same volume of projectiles as I was during my time at USDA. To my knowledge nobody has had any memory of a Cabinet member who came close to my record," writes Glickman, a congressman before and a movie-industry lobbyist after his time at the Agriculture Department, from 1995 to early 2001.