There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.