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Scandals? But Look at How Cool They Are!


It’s almost as if the Washington Post thinks Kerry Washington is hanging around the White House, that the Obama administration is all a show they’re dying to see the next episode of. All can be forgiven because top staff does not disappoint: They look great and listen to interesting music. 

I say this because on Friday the Washington Post told us what music Jay Carney listens to and today the Washington Post reports on what shoes White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler wears.

From the Post:

It may say more about Washington thanWhite House counsel Kathryn Ruemmlerthat she’s known in the West Wing for her fabulous shoes.

Ruemmler first attracted attention for her glam heels as a Justice Department prosecutor trying Enron executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling in 2006, when she sported what The Wall Street Journal described as “stunning 4-inch bright pink stiletto spikes.”

A legal affairs blog “Above The Law,” called her a “star litigatrix” as a result. ”Litigatrix indeed,” the blog wrote. “Just because you work for the DOJ doesn’t mean you have to shop at DSW.”

Now, she wears Manolo Blahniks and Christian Louboutins into the Oval Office.

One of Ruemmler’s pairs has a jeweled paisley pattern; another is black and strappy. We tried to get a photo from the White House showing one of these exceptional pairs; instead we got this shot of her in a senior staff meeting with the president, revealing a conventional pair of heels.

It’s a crisis-management PR consultant’s dream, worthy of Hollywood. Shoes won’t drop regarding actual news with coverage like this. 


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