Politics as usual — complicated

Fascinating Slate story about political maneuvering between the unilaterialist and multilateralist factions within the Bush administration, as evinced by James Baker’s European debt-relief tour. Politics in Washington, as viewers of The West Wing are aware, is a very complicated game. This story pulls back the curtain to reveal a fascinating struggle in Washington that most papers have not caught on to.

On a non-news note, I’m flying back to California tomorrow. I leave around 4:30 and ride to the airport with Alwina and then take a flight to SNA by way of Phoenix. Time to unplug my computer…I’ll see everyone in 3000 miles or so.