White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten (C) is joined by National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley (R) and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, December 14, 2006. REUTERS/Jim YoungStephen, Stephen, Stephen, you have to stop your endless pining. Seriously, Condi likes Josh now, OK? I hope you two can leave this awkward stage behind and remain friends.
In other news, Condi stood behind a podium today and spoke about human rights for almost fifteen minutes and totally didn't even crack up once:
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice addresses a Human Rights Day Commemoration, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006 at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)Brava! Kudos, also, to the portrait of Jefferson for not bursting into flames during Condi's speech.