BY RICH GALEN
Reprinted from Mullings.com
In spite of a lot of talk and promises, President Obama is one pick away from filling out his Cabinet-level team for his second term. The scorecard? According to the Washington Post’s Emily Heil and Al Kamen: The number of white men in Cabinet-level jobs increased from eight in the first round to likely 10 in this term and one fewer woman than there were in his first.
Moreover, according to the two writers, the President didn’t do very well in “maintaining diversity, and for those who expected more minorities – especially Latinos – not good at all.”
Assuming Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is confirmed as Transportation Secretary, it “would bring the number of blacks to only three, down from four in the first term.” Continue reading