Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield on Wednesday dressed all in black. She was wearing a black skirt that hit just above the knee, and it was topped with a black coat that fell to mid-calf. The coat, with its seven gold buttons running down the front and its band collar, called to mind a Marine's dress uniform or the "save humanity" ensemble worn by Keanu Reeves in "The Matrix."
The press lets us down if this is all they can write about.
Tom Fenton (retired CBS news) has this book coming out March 1, 2005: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News, and the Danger to Us All. I'm going to need to read it.