Rachel Maddow, asked to name a clothing item that a talk-show host needs:
For me, it is sneakers, which I can wear 80 percent of the time, secretly behind the desk. That reminds me who I am, even though I am dressed up like an assistant principal in order to meet the minimum dress code for being on television.RM wore sneakers as a guest on Leno's show a week or two ago. Yes, we're Rachel Maddow fans at my house.
A Pundit in the Country (New York Times)
(Found via one of Matt Thomas' always choice New York Times Digest posts.)