Apparently, once you’ve got one black dude on the roster, your diversity requirement is satisfied.
SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, CNN: President Obama’s picks for his new cabinet members are raising some questions about diversity, actually a lot of questions about diversity. Where are the women, for example? Where are the people of color for example? Let’s take a look at his four newest choices, one thing notice about all of them? Anybody want to jump in, what do you think? Ding, ding, ding!
[...] Bill, I’m going to give you this one.
BILL BURTON, Senior Strategist, Priorities USA Action & Former White House Deputy Press Secretary: That photo that’s been so widely talked about, all of the folks in the White House, I mean, I don’t know if you are allowed to say this on TV, but Barack Obama is black.
O’BRIEN: Yes, he is.
Glad someone around here noticed.