You know the ninja phenomenon is rampant when an esteemed news source such as The Guardian refers to political operatives in the new Clinton Department of State as "ninjas."
Here's the quote:
Already, some Obama campaign advisers have complained about the number of former Clinton administration insiders Hillary is bringing with her to the state department's offices. Some are political fixers from her "Hillaryland" inner circle ("Her ninjas," quips one foreign policy professional). Others are seasoned diplomats from her husband's administrationThis blog will give $100 to Hillary's election campaign in 2012 if she personally uses the term "ninja" in the next year.