Monday, April 4, 2011

Sam, I Am.

Well, brunettes are fine, man
Blondes are fun
But, when it comes to getting the dirty job done,
I'll take a red-headed woman, a red-headed woman.
It takes a red-headed woman to get a dirty job done.

Bruce Springsteen

Samantha Powers our new Secretary of State? I can neither confirm nor deny this rumor of course, butt just in case it’s true, let me give you a little background.

Samantha is Irish, as you probably know. Born in Dublin. Red (headed) as the day is long.


Butt let’s talk other qualifications for taking over the second most powerful position in the world:

Graduate of Yale and Harvard, which is almost as good as Columbia and Harvard, or Princeton and Harvard. So that makes her like, what, the 3rd smartest person on earth? 

She began her career as a journalist (200 bonus points), wrote a book about genocide (150 points), is anti-Israel (500 points) worked on Big Guy’s campaign (250 points) where she met and married one of Big Guy’s favorite fellow radicals, Cass Sunstein (250 points),


and currently works as special assistant to Big Guy’s National Security Council and head of the Office of Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights; aka the office of pro-Palestinian/anti-Israeli affairs.

Men’s Vogue (and they would certainly know) called her a "Harvard brainiac who can boast both a Pulitzer Prize and a mean jump shot.”  Replace “Pulitzer” with “Nobel” and we’ve got ourselves a female Big Guy! Except with a paper trail.

And I’ve heard many people commenting on how historic it would be if Big Guy does appoint Sam to take Hil’s job, (who may be leaving to spend more time with her campaign): it will mark the first time that both the the President and the Secretary of State are graduates of Harvard Law School, and, neither of them were born in the USA. (although I heard that last part from Donald Trump)

Sam is credited with being one of Big Guy’s Hen Hawks who talked him into intervening in Libya on humanitarian grounds (based on Sam’s book, which basically says that every act of genocide in the 20th century was America’s fault, due to our failure to intervene in a timely fashion). It’s probably  a bit too soon to say for sure how that Libyan humanitarian KMA thing is working out. Although technically, it’s no longer our concern. We did what we could.

So no more talk about our red queen, we’ve already covered that.

md_horizRice, Clinton, Power: Hen Hawk troika

If you’re a gambler, Sam might be a better bet than Big Guy’s brackets.

powers sunsteinfashionbmpAh, that little red-headed minsk minx!

I’m not sure Lady M is going to like having another woman around here who wears their underwear as outerwear.

In other Big White news: yes it’s true. We’re officially announcing our first, historic second presidential campaign:

Obama will start the campaign with a focus on fund-raising, with a goal to raise more than the $750 million collected in 2008... the $1 billion figure has been tossed around, 

So Big Guy’s going to be very busy for the next two years. Which is why his little people will have to work on the federal budget.

Oh, and Big Guy’s weekend? Just great, thanks. Mother nature helped out and we managed to squeeze in that round of golf that I mentioned on Friday.

eastbound and downOff to the links

And Lady M? Last spotted hanging with Alex Ovechkin Captain of the Washington Capitals (that’s our hockey team in case the teeth weren’t a dead give away).


Don’t get excited. It’s not MO’s trial run at US-Russian diplomacy. Just a chance meeting at parent-teacher day at Sidwell Friends school on Friday.

parent teacher conf sidwellOur new striped teeshirt from the Buster Brown collection

On our way to get an update on one of our little geniuses.