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Does Obama Have A Diversity Problem?

President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew walk out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington,
President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew walk out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, March, 2, 2012. Obama is traveling to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., to visit with wounded service members. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The New York Times turned up the volume on questions about the president’s second-term Cabinet diversity with its Wednesday front-page headline: “Obama’s Remade Inner Circle Has an All-Male Look, So Far.” The real story was the photo that illustrated the piece: The president meeting with his top advisers, and every one of them that we could see was a man, nine of 10 white.

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