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Obama’s New Cabinet: Women and Ethnic Minorities

The failure of Obama to nominate ethnic minority candidates to Cabinet vacancies has already been lampooned on the Daily Show.

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-january-14-2013/zero-dark-appointees

 

But on a more serious note it looks as though Obama will struggle to reach the levels of minority representation he achieved with his previous cabinet. On a positive note his cabinet looks likely to have a better gender balance.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/in-the-loop/post/another-woman-for-the-cabinet-but-fewer-chances-for-diversity/2013/02/20/c0784c76-7b7c-11e2-9a75-dab0201670da_blog.html

 

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