On the subject of Hillary Clinton being chosen as/agreeing to be Obama’s Secretary of State, Kevin Drum, of Mother Jones, promised a couple of weeks ago that he would “eat my hat if it turns out to be true.” And here, via some cake-and-icing-and-M&M transubstantiating, he does just that. For keeping promises to readers of your blog, I doff my hat to you, sir.
11:56 AM - December 1, 2008
In Which Hillary Says Yes and Kevin Drum Eats His Hat
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Questions and exercises for journalism students.