Indeed. That's not her gaping bite-your-head-off campaign smile. This is what she looks like she's actually, ya know, feeling good about something.
She really wanted health care to pass.
My exact thought. Good to see too. You know anyone Republicans hate that much must be a good person deep down inside.
Sometimes people's enemies say as much about them as their friends.
If that's not a song lyric already, it really needs to be.
"Senator Clinton congratulating Barack Obama on the passage of health care legislation before a meeting in the Situation Room."
Um... shouldn't that be Secretary Clinton?
"I got 99 problems but a bill ain't one"
Lolz. It works on so many levels.
I think there are 2.
Wow, the president has his own time zone!
I show up late for work.
"Where were you? Work started almost an hour ago."
"I'm sorry, but I'm on President time."
That triple clock is .. intriguing.
I'd never heard of UTC - which is Coordinated Universal Time - or Zulu time, nor did I know how they'd be related. (Hey, what can I say - I'm a geek, but not that kind of geek.) Zulu time turns out to have nothing to do with South-African airports:
The UTC time zone is sometimes denoted by the letter Z – a reference to the equivalent nautical time zone (GMT), which has been denoted by a Z since about 1950. The letter also refers to the "zone description" of zero hours, which has been used since 1920 [..]. Since the NATO phonetic alphabet and amateur radio word for Z is "Zulu", UTC is sometimes known as Zulu time. This is especially true in aviation, where Zulu is the universal standard.
I still don't get why "local" time and "president" time are different things though. Although I guess it's just adjusted all the time when he travels, so some staffer doesnt accidentally wake him up when he, the staffer I mean, finds the Situation Room fax machine-cum-copier not working and calls up the Prez to ask what the code was again, forgetting that the man is in Manila and it's 4 AM for him right now?
I'm pretty sure the reason for the 3 clocks is exactly what you said in the last paragraph. (Well, the concept, perhaps not the exact situation...) :-)
When I was in the Army we had triple-clocks when I worked directly for a brigade commander for this very reason. (So we didn't disturb him if he happened to be in a different time-zone).
I love this country.
This brought tears to my eyes.
Hillary: I heard it was THIS big? Obama: C'mere, lemme show you.
D'awwwww look them smiling. :D
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