Front page article in today’s Washington Post on Condi Rice’s management style as Secretary of State.

Yeah, all the usual stuff about Blackwater, Baghdad, and Passports, but here’s the zinger, as far as I’m concerned:

Condi Rice does not use email.

Seriously? Not at all?

How on earth does she communicate? Is she a Luddite? Is she too busy going hither and yon to sit down at a computer? Or, is she too paranoid that anything she writes emails will one day be subject to a FOIA (or worse)?

How on earth does anyone manage a large, global organization without email these days? I know some senior managers who claim to spend half their day on email. That may be a bit of overkill, but no email whatsoever? That boggles the mind just a bit.

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