Month: January 2009

In straight sets the “Queen Serene,” Serena Williams, beat her opponent, Russian Diara Safina, to win the Australian Open for the fourth time, securing her 10th grand slam title.

She looked great. (Love the hair, the jeans, the blouse, the belt, the kicking of everyone’s ass, the smile. Could she BE more prefect?) It was a massacre at 6-0, 6-3. She is no. 1 in the world … again. Right where she belongs.

Upon her victory the always ego-riffic Serena proclaimed: It’s mine again!

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The Republican National Committee went with former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele as fundraiser-in-chief and (for now) the de facto leader of the Republican Party Friday, becoming the first African American to hold the post.

Steele beat South Carolina GOP chief Katon Dawson, who had to quit his alleged “white’s-only” country club to stay in the running, after six rounds of voting. So what shall we call this? Watershed moment? Window dressing? Political plagiarism? (Wow. There’s a lot of Negro firsts going around this political season!) Who knows? But Steele, a black Republican out of a largely Democratic state, a moderate conservative with staunch, Catholic bona fides, but not much in the way of NRA support, is now the big enchillada at the RNC.

Change is a-comin’!

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Michelle Obama and Fentys

As promised! Pictures of Michelle Obama at Georgia Brown’s for lunch Friday with Washington, D.C.’s sexy baldy Mayor Adrian Fenty, his lovely wife, (also named) Michelle, and Second Lady Jill Biden!

Don’t they look all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed? Lovely and ready to become regular fixtures on the D.C. scene? You know D.C. would love it to have the President and the missus stop in at the trendiest restaurants and hot spots to nosh with the hoi polloi!

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