I have an interview next Tues for a job with a PR firm out in Gunbarrel, the folks who (kismet!) do PR for my dad's company. I am trying for the position of junior copywriter. It sounds rather funny, like Lizzie said, if you go on a hike with a real forest ranger, when you get back to the lodge, you get a little badge that says "Junior Ranger." "Junior copywriter" has the same sort of ring to it, a slightly apprenticed and inexperienced ring. I have less experience than the ad asked for, but they called anyway. Let's see where this goes.
So. Uday and Qusay. I can't get excited about this for some reason. I mean, I'm sure they were evil, spoiled little twits, but I can't help but agree with Lileks when he conjectures: "hmmm. How Conveeeeeeeeeeenient." Questions arise about our getting into Iraq and so we need a little reminder of just what kind of person was threatening our world of democracy and Christian Charity (uh, yeah). I thought it odd when our local news mentioned that one of them was known for "raping Iraqi girls." I have a real problem with this- I mean, okay, sure, he probably did, and that's despicable. But as a woman, I'm real sick of Bush playing the women's issues card when it's convenient. He has no respect for a woman's right to chose whether or not to carry a child to term, but when he wants to attack a Muslim nation, all he can talk about is rape rooms and burkhas.
He doesn't *really* care about women (