Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, right, greets Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Isn't that nice of her? Technically, yesterday was the beginning of this blog's third year. OMG, how did that happen?
So let's review: Condi still reigns supreme, but Ursula Plassnik has made surprising inroads. After a strong last-quarter start, Micheline Calmy-Rey, I'm sorry to report, has underperformed. The Christian Right has continued to be a fabulous fountain, a never ending supply of story ideas. Thanks, wackos!
Would I ever try to take this site commercial? No. First of all, I already have a great job I love. Second, in order to go for-profit, I'd have to start paying AP and Reuters to use their photos and, obvs, I'd have to start blanketing the darn thing with ads, and that just isn't going to happen. Third... um... I'm too lazy and I don't have enough readers, anyway.
All publishers, however, should be advised that I'm not against lucrative book deals, so bring 'em on!
EDIT: Oh! And I realized just recently that I do have a sense of decency after all! Yay! I totally resisted the temptation to post this recent photo (warning: disturbing photo) of Karen Hughes holding an injured child with a headline saying...
Nope, I'm not going to do it. See? Decency!