President-elect Joe Biden has been teasing his cabinet picks lately like he's a mid-tier indie rock band beginning a press campaign for a new album. Jokes aside, Blinken has been a longtime presence at the State Department, beginning his career there under the Clinton Administration and serving as Deputy Secretary of State under Barack Obama. On Twitter, Tony Blinken linked to his songs, writing in 2018, \"For those who like wonk rock check out and follow ABlinken on Spotify. This raised several questions: first, what's \"wonk rock\"? But as far as this definition of \"wonk rock\" goes, it's less derivative than Joe Scarborough's music and much better dressed than Mike Huckabee's band.