>shopping with condi dept.
>The Secretary of State Yells At a Cashier
>Post reporter Glenn Kessler has a book about Condi coming out, and it
>looks insane and great, if the stories in today's Rush & Molloy are to
>be believed. Highlights include the story of a friend bouncing
>quarters off her ass at a party and the charming tale of Condi proving
>just why she is the most powerful person in Washington, according to
>GQ, even though she can't accomplish a damn thing at State and no one
>takes her calls anymore. No, she's still powerful because she knows
>the fine art of putting service employees in their rightful places.
>Coit Blacker, a Stanford professor who is one of the secretary of
>state's closest friends, recalls going into a shop where Rice asked to
>see earrings. The clerk showed her costume jewelry. Rice asked to see
>something nicer, prompting the clerk to whisper some sass under her
>Blacker remembers Rice tearing the woman to shreds.
>"Let's get one thing straight," he recalls her saying. "You are behind
>the counter because you have to work for minimum wage. I'm on this
>side asking to see the good jewelry because I make considerably more."
>Finally, a non-ideological reason to hate her!
>She makes something in the low six figures every year, jerk-ass! Show
>her the fancy jewelry.
>She probably tips shitty too.
>When Condi Went Nuclear [NYDN]