For today's Alito Confirmation Hearings update, there isn't much substance to report that didn't get covered yesterday. Some backstage drama was reported, but watching C-SPAN Just Barely Inside the Beltway we also noticed a lesson for female members of the army of staffers seated behind the senators - if you want to avoid some potential embarrassment, don't wear short skirts to televised hearings:
It took about five minutes of C-SPAN coverage before she fled and was eventually replaced by a guy. We're trying to decide whether someone whispered in her ear or if she got a message on her Blackberry.
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