All the more appropriate, considering Mr. Snow’s rock ‘n roll band, “Beats Working,” played only one year ago at a West Potomac crew team benefit. Mr. Snow’s daughter, Kendall, rows on the girls’ varsity shell.
HAIR AND AIR
That was the bearded John Paul DeJoria of Paul Mitchell hair and skin products fame enjoying a late dinner at Cafe Milano in Georgetown.
We’re not sure how the current economic slowdown might be affecting Mr. DeJoria, but John Paul Mitchell Systems most recently reported annual salon retail sales, including its popular Tea Tree Collection, approaching $900 million.
Meanwhile, Paul Mitchell is going green, among other environmental initiatives encouraging its customers to recycle, steer clear of plastic bottled water, trade four wheels for two, and to plant trees to help clean the air and cool the planet: “Fact: One mature tree can make enough oxygen for four individuals.”
Give CNN credit for coining a new phrase, “The Situation Room,” referring to the network’s popular 4 to 7 p.m. roundup of news hosted by Wolf Blitzer.
On the floor of the Senate over the weekend, we heard Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Maryland Democrat, plead: “We need a situation room. We need a situation room, not at CNN. We need an economic situation room at the White House. I ask the president while all this hubbub is going on at Capitol Hill — I ask the president to be commander in chief of the economy.”
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