Attractive latina Anita Moreno skipped the normal process to get on the mayor’s security detail, said Longabardi, presumably on the request of the mayor.
It appears that the mayor wants the women on his security detail to be attractive and latina.
Eric: "The attitude within the Spanish-language media is that Villaraigosa is their guy. He’s on their team. The slack they give him is over the line… They give journalistic heads-up way out of line…telling him in advance of questions so he doesn’t get side-swiped."
Longabardi suggests that Mirthala Salinas got her publicist from the mayor.