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April 08, 2004



National Security Advisor Dr. Condoleezza Rice is testifying before Congress as I type these words. Let's have a look at that bio, shall we. And here is something to look forward to.

And then... Once again The Meatriarchy and the Flea are reading off the same page.

I have been giving some thought to what Condi should wear for her testimony. She is such a strong confident woman that she needs an outfit to complement it. One that says I am a woman but at the same time says "Don't f*** with me".

And then... Man, that guy is totally cruising for links. But it is all in a good cause. Here is a possible Demi Moore look for Dr. Rice. And here is a Matrix outfit to consider.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 8, 2004 11:00 AM

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Ghost, as, as I told you at the Toronto Bloggers Meeting, I've admired your series of photos of women in the past, particulary Audrey Hepburn. And, this is a great one. The Warrior Princess does look good here. But, generally speaking, I'd say that she is sharp-looking rather than simply good-looking. I like the way she dresses and her demeanour and I think those are the keys
things about her (in terms of appearance).

Margaret Wente had a good article on Rice in the Globe and Mail this week (still online). And, I have to say that her being who-she-is, where-she-is, how-she-is, is a stunning victory for what's right in the modern era. When you see Rice answering questions at the hearings investigating September 11, you can see that she's black and female and you know she's impressive and you know she belongs there. And I say this even if you think her actions in the summer of 2001 don't necessarily indicate that she did the right thing as National Security Advisor. (See the critique of her by Fred Kaplan in Slate)

Posted by: Michael at April 9, 2004 07:23 PM

This last comment came via email. I posted it myself (with the author's permission) because the Flea has been giving him grief posting comments. Has anyone else had this problem? Please email me and let me know. Theories as to why this is happening would be most welcome.

Posted by: Flea at April 9, 2004 07:24 PM