Is America ready for a white, male Secretary of State?
November 13, 2012 3:16 PM Subscribe
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Erin Gloria Ryan asks: Is America ready for a white, male Secretary of State?
She's not the only one satirically contemplating this question - John Norris over at Foreign Policy magazine has also wondered: Is America ready for a male Secretary of State?
Ryan: "In January, Hillary Clinton will be stepping down as President Obama's Secretary of State, and rumors are already swirling over who will replace her... While Huntsman and Kerry have both demonstrated that they have foreign policy chops, the US hasn't had a white male Secretary of State since 1997..."
: Madeleine Albright, 1997-2001; Colin Powell, 2001-2005; Condoleezza Rice, 2005-2009; Hillary Rodham Clinton, since 2009)