What do California, Nevada, Florida and Texas have in common? If you guessed that they are all states highly populated by Latinos you are correct. And if you guessed that all of these states also have dismal records of appointing Latinos to executive level positions, correct again.
The surest sign that President Obama is willing to make renewable energy a priority will be when we stop hearing about "all of the above" and start hearing about the need to set priorities and make choices.
This may come as a shock to some political analysts, but Senator Marco Rubio is not the solution for the GOP's Hispanic problems. The big question is can he bring enough Republicans along to secure Mari Carmen Aponte's appointment.