And don't think that the London ambassador position is just a vanity job, in which Anna could helm both Vogue and a gig in politics at the same time. The White House stated that "it would be erroneous to think of London as a nice, cushy, westernized post. This is a key strategic ally, so you're going to want a very seasoned person, be it on the economic or diplomatic side of things."
A Vogue spokesperson was quick to comment that Wintour isn't interested: "She's happy with her current job." But if we've learned anything from Deborah Needleman and T Magazine, initial statements mean nothing. Rumor mill, start your engines! (Bloomberg)
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