In interviews with The Washington Post, Wayne’s tutors at the day-long briefing described him as “the diplomat’s diplomat,” who did more listening than revealing. One participant offered, “He asked smart questions.” Another said, “He didn’t seem to know a lot about Mexico.”He sounds like the W of diplomacy! Although maybe a blank slate is a better fit here. In any event, the job is probably given greater weight than it has in practice.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Words That You'd Perhaps Rather Not Read of the New Ambassador to Mexico
From the Washington Post: