Older folks often live in the past. Thirty-somethings tend to live in the present. Teenagers live in the future. The State Department, it seems, prefers not being bound by the continuum of time.
On the other hand, the 2 p.m. Monday news release said she only “participated in the delivery,” so she probably wasn’t at the controls.
Then, four hours later, we got a second release that lifted our spirits. The first release “was issued prematurely,” it said. “The event described ... is scheduled for December 8 and the fact sheet will be reissued at that time,” we were told, though it’s unclear why there’s a need to reissue. Hard to imagine the facts would change.
Goes to show: It can be confusing living too far in the future.