By Diogenes (articles ) | October 22, 2007 11:00 AM
As is customary, there was an exchange of deniably offensive gifts. Madam President gave His Holiness a cigar piercer shaped like a horse-drawn artichoke. I can't find a news story reporting what Benedict gave Bachelet in return. I cherish the hope that it was a presentation copy of Paul Wilkes's Travels with Rembert Weakland.
In other news, Clipper rookie Al Thornton had 10 fourth quarter points against the Lakers in Sunday's exhibition game.
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Oct. 22, 2007 7:41 PM ET USA
"Travels" is a bargain at Amazon, starting at $1.59, a fair price also for anything by Richard Dawkins, Dominic John Crossan, Matthew Fox, and the ever ascerbic Christopher Hitchens. Laid on top of a bit of tinder, all give nice warmth for the bonfires on cold winter nights. Just bring your own hot dogs and marshmallows.
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Oct. 22, 2007 2:39 PM ET USA
Shame on you Di. The Pferdegezogenartischokenzigarremesser Mme. Baselet is showing to our clearly astonished and delighted Pope is one of the nicest I have seen as well. To imply that this gift could be balanced by a book on Rembert Weakland is kroool. Krrooool! This only shows that the lady a while back who said you were mean spirited was right. Plus you made me spill coffee on my keyboard again.