The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Teresa at length
The New Yorker has a mouthwatering profile of First Lady wannabe Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões-Ferreira Heinz Kerry .
Than whom one can scarcely imagine a Martian would make more of a contrast with the current occupants of the White House. Rather like a Hispano-Suiza on a highway of Buicks and Pontiacs.
You feel it would be worth voting for Kerry just for the sheer fun of seeing her in action: a fantasy far too daring for the druther-meisters that stroke liberal organs in The West Wing.
Eleanor Roosevelt simply won't be in it: THK has the enormous boon of an abundance of that essential political asset - fuck-off money. With the Foundation, she's used to important folks treating her like royalty. And she has that prenup.
I get the impression of a suped-up, continental version of one of Bertie Wooster's aunts...
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