Baby, Be Good Looking

So far, I haven't got a call from Tony and Cherie Blair, parents of the first child born to a sitting British Prime Minister since 1849, so I can only assume that they're aware of what I've always said when I'm asked for advice on rearing a child: "Try to get one that doesn't spit up. Otherwise, you're on your own."

Even parents who tend to be more forthcoming with advice than I am probably wouldn't be able to offer experience relevant to the Blairs' situation. For instance, most parents are not hounded for pictures of their newborns, apparently the situation...

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