By Andrew Burt, Washington Whispers
We really don't know if former Ukraine Ambassador Carlos Pascual will be President Obama's ambassador to Mexico, as some are reporting, but we do know that he likes one element of the country's culture. We asked Pascual, who is now at the Brookings Institution, about the reports, but he wouldn't bite, following the normal protocol not to comment on jobs not officially offered. "I'd rather not have any comments on anything related to Mexico," he said. "There's just too much speculation. Anything I say that touches even on the word Mexico just leads to speculation." So we took another angle, asking the well-regarded diplomat what he thought of Mexico's luscious margaritas. "The margarita is a great drink," he gushed, "and a great contribution to international culinary experience."
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