The LA Times has an interesting article about similarities between Sarah Palin and Princess Diana. And Ellen Goodman, brilliant as always, discusses the Republicans' flip flop on working mothers.
Yesterday, Jeffrey Sachs was the keynote speaker at a lunch I attended, and was very eloquent and impressive about the disaster McCain-Palin would be for the country. It was hard to believe anyone could listen and be unaffected but the associate sitting next to me got up and left the room. It was true we'd been at this event for HOURS but still. How often does one get to hear a brilliant speaker trying to improve our world?