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Dang! No Time for Shopping? This Trip Sucks!

condi.1.jpgPoor Condi. In Europe before Christmas (No saying "holidays" for this Secretary of State, thank you! It’s not a religion, it’s a lifestyle!), and no time for shopping.

Poor Condi has been spending her time issuing non-denials about CIA torture and secret prisons and renditions, trying to make nice with allies we’ve been…erm…deceiving, and attending press conferences where the newly minted German Chancellor publicly upbraided the United States for unlawfully detaining a German national.

How is Condi supposed to do her Christmas shopping for her husband’s Bushie’s present when she actually has diplomacy to do and stuff? Man, this trip is sucking.

UPDATE: Warning: Take blood pressure meds before reading this. (Hat tip to reader Percy for the link.) Some days being less informed looks more and more enticing — but then, what would I do with all my free time?

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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