US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, seen here on 14 August 2006, spoke with Israel's deputy leader and her French counterpart amid stepped-up efforts to raise an international military force to help implement the UN peace plan for Lebanon, officials said.(AFP/File/Tim Sloan)We live for these shots, the intimate close-ups of Doctor Ferragamo (or, in this case, her stand-in, the technologically marvellous Condibot). Anyway, that's Condi yesterday, totally basking in the glory of her... well, something, right? After all, she said that a cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon would happen "any day now", and then she waited a few days, and then she said it again! Any day now. Hey, give her a few do-overs and she'll eventually be right.