From Salon's The Fix
No, the most interesting Rice tidbit today may be that, at a recent dinner party hosted by N.Y. Times DC bureau chief Philip Taubman and his Times reporter wife, Felicity Barringer, and attended by other Times luminaries, the national security adviser was overheard saying, “As I was telling my husb--” and then stopping herself abruptly, before saying, “As I was telling President Bush.” Told of the slip, Rice’s spokesman laughed before offering his "No comment.” (New York magazine) "
Hosting dinner parties with National Security Advisers in attendance . . .don't know how I feel about that. I definitely did not fall into the "journalists should not have friends" camp during our ethics discussions last fall.