Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice witnesses the signing of the Joint Strike Fighter Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. and Australia in the Treaty Room of the U.S. State Department in Washington, December 12, 2006. The White House plans to shift $3.2 billion in defense spending - partly from new weapons like the Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter - to support troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, a trade publication reported on Monday. (Larry Downing/Reuters)
"What is this," Condi was reported to exclaim, enraged, "a fighter for ants?" She then swept the model from the table, sending it crashing to the floor.
EDIT: Um, oops, I only just noticed that this is an old photo. Why was it released today? The Shadow knows!