Rove Now More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine
* Reliable Source: Karl Rove still one of the most powerful people in DC... French first lady Cecilia Sarkozy feigns illness to get out of lunching with the Bush family... Chanel 4's Jim Vance now a hall of famer. [WP]
* Shenanigans: Kaiser Permanente CEO George C. Halvorson wants "Health Care Reform Now!" and for you to buy it... The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press can't deliver on the promised night at the Newseum... Obama on the cover of GQ... Ed Markey's Select Committee on Energy and Global Warming finally has a home: a "broom closet" in a "weird basement area." [Politico]
* The Sleuth: Donald Rumsfeld is looking a little worse for the wear... Rove's gone hunting. [WP]
* Page Six: Chris Matthews awkwardly flirts on air.