Laura Bleiberg of the Orange County Register: I’m disappointed, too

Hi Apollinaire: Thanks for your comments about Alastair Macaulay being chief dance critic at the NYT. I share your respect for his gifts as a critic and writer, but disappointment that the paper did not hire a woman. A friend forwarded to me a story that had this comment in it from editor Oestreich, and I think this goes to the heart of it all:

Times Classical Music and Dance Editor James R. Oestreich writes, “No one could bring more glittery qualifications or a more attractive writing style
to the job.”

“Glittery qualifications.” That’s really what counts. Laura
[And from Foot contributor Eva Yaa Asantewaa:] I look down at my glittery nail polish as I type this and shake my head in wonder.

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