“Bering Straight Talk” by Maureen Dowd
September 13, 2008, 1:00am

I’ve been in Alaska only a week, but I’m already feeling ever so much smarter about Russia.
I can’t quite see it from my hotel window, but, hey, I know it’s out there somewhere, beyond all the stuffed bears and cruise ships and glaciers and oil derricks.

From The New York Times