BREAKING: We can now confirm that all new State Department personnel decisions are being made on the basis of an eight-year-old copy of Entertainment Weekly. Last week it was Andrew W.K.; Now this, from Bloomberg:
President Barack Obama is considering nominating Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, as his next ambassador to either the U.K. or France as he looks to reward his biggest fundraisers with embassies never out of fashion, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Question: what do you do with a woman so notoriously insufferable, abusive, and vain that both a best-selling book and a hit movie have been derived from her utter priggishness? Answer: Obviously you give her a senior diplomatic post in an allied nation.