Why Not Me?

Spencer Ackerman points to the lack of Latinos among the appointments thus far made by Barack Obama. He suggests yours truly for Secretary of Commerce. I’d gladly accept the position, of course, and am also interested in being Secretary of Transportation or this White House urban policy office. And speaking of identity politics you can believe in, doesn’t it strike you as odd that neither The Washington Post nor The New York Times has any Hispanic op-ed columnists?