PRESIDENT IN WAITING
In a random stroke of luck, I just happened to be home and have CNN on while Wolf Blitzer was wrapping up his show on Saturday night. He was interviewing documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Roth (he also directed “Wonder of it All,” a doc that highlighted the Apollo astronauts that walked on the moon, and “41”, an in-depth look into the personal life of George H.W. Bush, our 41st President) about his latest film, “President in Waiting.” This documentary had taken over 1 1/2 years to put together, and amazingly included interviews with every living Vice President, and every living former President as well, with one notable exception – Donny was apparently left out due to scheduling issues – sure, okay, let’s go with that. I was thinking, “Hm, I’ve got to remember to set my DVR,” and then, right after Wolf signed off, there it was, in it’s CNN Films debut….
BIDEN PICKS MORE FIRSTS
Well, I was wrong. I thought for sure Newsom would tap Xavier Becerra to take Kamala Harris’ place in the Senate. But if Becerra was on Newsom’s short list, we’ll never know, because President-Elect Biden got there first. If confirmed, our Attorney General will be the next, and first Latino to hold the position of, Health and Human Services Secretary….