Sexy Sarah, the woman who could potentially become second-in-command of the United States of America and who received her passport only last year, is about to receive a crash course in global affairs.
The Governor of Alaska is meeting with seven world leaders and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in New York City this week, while the U.N. General Assembly convenes.
Her whilrwind schedule includes a day of separate meetings with Kissinger, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. On the second day she has a joint playdate with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko, and then it's off to one-on-ones with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
She has even penciled in a meeting with Bono from U2, who will probably prove the most accessible to the Alaska senator. We personally could not think of a more knowledgeable teacher of world affairs than a rock star.
Sexy Sarah is going to be in for an eye-opener, as icky subjects are sure to come up, including but certainly not limited to: violence and political unrest in Pakistan (Throw in some shaky relations with Italy for good measure!), war between Georgia and Russia over a contested province, the struggle against persistent Taliban forces in Afghanistan, and a little bit of US troops still stuck fighting in Iran to top it all off.
And whether or not Bono's stupid sunglasses are surgically attached to his face.