Lynne Cheney and Jimmy Carter, currently sitting next to one another at National Cathedral, would find things a bit awkward there. Nancy Pelosi would be unhappy about her seating behind Dennis Hastert. Judith Nathan would vow to work darned hard for Rudy 2008 to make sure she never has to sit behind Brian Mulrooney again.
But pols aren’t like that. That’s just for catty pundit types to notice.