It was either Secretary of Commerce or the new face of Avon

I don’t have much to say about President Bush’s announement that he intended to nominate Kellogg chairman Carlos M. Gutierrez as the new Commerce Secretary, beyond the observation that this is Bush’s first post-election selection that did not spend the first term in the White House. However, this sentence in Washington Post writer William Branigin’s ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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I don't have much to say about President Bush's announement that he intended to nominate Kellogg chairman Carlos M. Gutierrez as the new Commerce Secretary, beyond the observation that this is Bush's first post-election selection that did not spend the first term in the White House. However, this sentence in Washington Post writer William Branigin's story about the appointment did leap out at me: "Latino Leaders magazine named Gutierrez as one of the nation's 10 most-admired Latinos last year (others included
actress Salma Hayek
, singer Julio Iglesias and baseball player Sammy Sosa)." (emphasis added) The staff here at danieldrezner.com, ever eager for gratuitous references to Salma Hayek, applaud Mr. Branigin for finding a completely gratuitous excuse for mentioning the lovely and talented Ms. Hayek -- who, incidentally, recently became a spokesperson for Avon products:

Hat tip to Baseball Crank.

I don’t have much to say about President Bush’s announement that he intended to nominate Kellogg chairman Carlos M. Gutierrez as the new Commerce Secretary, beyond the observation that this is Bush’s first post-election selection that did not spend the first term in the White House. However, this sentence in Washington Post writer William Branigin’s story about the appointment did leap out at me: “Latino Leaders magazine named Gutierrez as one of the nation’s 10 most-admired Latinos last year (others included
actress Salma Hayek
, singer Julio Iglesias and baseball player Sammy Sosa).” (emphasis added) The staff here at danieldrezner.com, ever eager for gratuitous references to Salma Hayek, applaud Mr. Branigin for finding a completely gratuitous excuse for mentioning the lovely and talented Ms. Hayek — who, incidentally, recently became a spokesperson for Avon products:

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Hat tip to Baseball Crank.

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is the co-director of the Russia and Eurasia Program. Twitter: @dandrezner

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