French President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (L) as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looks on at the start of the international donors conference to raise funds for the Western-backed Palestinian Authority at Kleber international centre in Paris December 17, 2007. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)
She's in Paris! See, it says so right there on the wall! And as you can see by the awkward fumbling above, it's Sarkozy time! Poor Abbas either feels totally left out or totally relieved. It's hard to tell!
Also, stay tuned for this week's Condi Roundup at Wonkette (will link when up! EDIT: Here 'tis!) in which I sort-of review Elizabeth Bumiller's Condiography (hint: it's boring!) and provide some alternative cover designs because, hello? That Book? It looks like Jeff Gannon's web site or something! Ew! A sample: