Following reports that Fox News Channel is the only cable news channel permitted to be switched on in the White House comes a report suggesting that it may also enjoy special status in the State Department, too. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was overheard remarking over an open microphone between interviews Thursday, "My Fox guys, I love every single one of them." Later, however, she remarked that she would like to do an interview with Harry Smith on CBS's The Early Show. "He's a decent guy. I know they are like 55 in the ratings, but I like him." It could not be determined what her ratings figure referred to.
It's Monday morning and my bones hurt. I'm tired, hung-over, and there's a slight ringing in my ears.