Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, shakes hands with Condoleezza Rice, the US Secretary of State, as Louise Miliband, right, the wife of the British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, reacts, prior to a private musical concert with members of the London Symphony Orchestra, at Buckingham Palace in London, England, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, PA)
As a special bonus, it looks like the Royal Person was totally dusted with flour for the occasion. So fancy! Don't sneeze, Condi! And I guess it was some sort of theme night because Condi's wearing... a bathrobe? I don't understand royal protocol. I'll note with approval, however, Louise Miliband's Ursula-inspired, maxi-patterned scarf.
But look, this is all Dr. Ferragamo is supposed to be doing right now, meeting with glamorous, important people who will wish her well and (hint, hint) maybe give her presents. I mean, so what if there was an explosion in, what, Asia or something? Please, you don't really want Condi in charge of that, do you?
And that's why it totally sucks and is so fully unfair that Bush pulled Condi off her fun Eurobye-bye tour and made her go deal with it. Duh, like Condi knows anything about terrorism! You'd think George would have figured that out by now.
But there was better Condinews today, and that is that she told reporters in London that she won't be giving Hillary advice on how to be SoS, so that's totally a relief. And then David Miliband said the funniest, funniest thing! Totally while keeping a straight face, he looked at Condi and said, "You'll be a very hard act to follow."
OMG, so absolutely true!