Wednesday, June 07, 2006

"Hey, crazy lady!"

Ms. Harris is adamant in her claim that news organizations have doctored photographs to exaggerate the amount of makeup she wears. "I haven't worn blue makeup since seventh grade," she said, referring to photographs she said she had seen of herself on the Internet.

Crazy lady
AP/Steve Nesius

I suspect those balloons to her right go back under her shirt when she comes out from behind the podium.

She is especially animated when the topic turns to animals, including the guide dog she plans to train starting in November. She will care for the dog for 18 months, spending nearly all her waking hours with it. "You can't let them sleep in bed with you," Ms. Harris said. "Which is going to be harder on me than the dog."

"Sorry, Fifi. No tongue baths for you anymore."

Chip Litherland/The New York Times

full story here.

(hat tip to Eschaton reader res ipsa loquitur.)