Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, center, leans back towards guests behind her during a performance by The Temptations R&B Motown singers in the East Room of the White House in a ceremony celebrating the beginning of African American History Month, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008 in Washington. Sitting in the front row with Rice are from left to right, President George Bush, first lady Laura Bush, their daughter Jenna Bush, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Neat! And Bush, bless him, used the occasion to come out against noose displays, surely a brave and controversial position. Here's Jenna helping Condi be proud to be allegedly African American:
Also yesterday, Condi took up the important challenge of celebrating a seal:
The event was obviously one of those great, random Condievents we love. Did you know that Dr. Ferragamo is the official custodian of the Great Seal? I think that means she has to dust it every once in a while, as she's doing above? Oooooh, and you thought she had no power.