If you think the SWIFT story is the worst of it, wait until you hear this.

No Kirsten Powers tonight, alas. I was going to use this post to inaugurate the KP Hotness Quotient, but it’ll have to wait until next week.

And before anyone asks: no, there’ll be no HQ counterpart for MM. We respect the boss for her intelligence, her work ethic, and her eloquent, tireless advocacy on behalf of the righteous.

Plus, she’s always a 10.

I get a thousand-dollar bonus for saying that.