Dr. Rice has the skill, judgment, and poise to lead in these difficult times," Feinstein said. "If confirmed, she will have a critical asset in conducting American diplomacy -- the deep, personal trust and confidence of the president.
Meanwhile, Barbara Boxer seems to have miraculously survived the disease that has swept the democratic party, eating away at each politician's spine. Boxer has plans to grill Condi, and has prepared statements like "I personally believe that your loyalty to the mission you were given overwhelmed your respect for the truth."
She's asking constituents to sign on to the cause. If you'd like to register your protest as well as your approbation, Night Light has a sample epistle to Dianne "I can suck the chrome off a trailer hitch" Feinstein.
Maybe I was wrong about the mandate after all. Has anyone found Feinstein's pod yet?