Hillary Clinton Has Her Own Species of Tulip

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Tulipa triumph "Hillary Clinton" in all its glory. Photo: adrbulbs.com

Hillary Clinton kept out of the spotlight during the G20 summit as Tim Geithner served as President Obama's "most important lieutenant," but if she ever needed a reminder of where she really stands on the world stage, she got one from the Dutch foreign minister, who gave her a large bouquet of Hillary Clinton tulips. We never knew this, but in 1994 the Dutch were apparently so enamored with Clinton that they created and named a new strain of tulip just for her. Geithner has a ways to go until he gets one of those. [NYT]