Are Latinos leaderless? According to a recent bilingual survey, three-fourths of Latinos could not name a national leader. I say it’s no big deal.
To judge from comments I’ve seen on the Internet and elsewhere, a lot of other Latinos agree with me.
The Pew Hispanic Center’s report — “National Latino Leader? The Job Is Open” — got little if any notice in the mainstream media, most likely, I assumed, because it said what I thought was an obvious fact. Pew asked Hispanic adults to name “the most important Latino leader in the country today.” Sixty-four percent said they didn’t know and 10 percent said “no one.