CDA: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
This one hit me on a deeper level. I don't talk about politics on my blog, but this CDA had me not just sad for myself but worried for my country. She was such a crusader, so fearless, so brilliant, so freaking extraordinary. And since all roads lead to opera, did you know that she was at the Met the night Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli made their double debut?
Here's a quick bio by the NY Times:
And a funny bit about Stephen Colbert working out with her. Their conversation about "Is a hot dog a sandwich?" - - one for the ages.