Historic?....because she is stopping off at 'historic' landmarks? Doing her Garbo routine, claiming her family just wants to be left alone and refusing to talk the the media, except Fox obviously, is only feeding the frenzy.
No wonder, our entire political discourse has been reduced to sound bites. No wonder a majority of Americans opposes raising the debt limit, something that no American wants to do but doing so would precipitate an economic disaster. That's most Americans, not just the 27% wingnut world that would favor nuking New Zealand if Rush Limbaugh told them we had to do it.
God help us, because we obviously can't help ourselves.