Sandra Lee Will Talk Tuna, Won’t Talk Politics


“A post-feminist powerhouse who invariably describes herself as a girl, a woman who built a business empire on her own image of domesticity, Ms. Lee appears to be struggling with how to manage her own ego and simultaneously stand by her man. Or in front of him. Whatever he needs.”

Writing in The New York Times, Susan Dominus sums up her impression of Sandra Lee, who is balancing the demands of shilling for StarKist tuna with those of supporting the gubernatorial aspirations of her boyfriend, Andrew Cuomo.