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Do we get a snack on this flight, or what?

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Quick quiz: You realize your job may sort of suck if you…

a) find yourself on a flight from Malta to Tripoli

b) notice the card by your seat describes you only as the “Senior Leader-in-Transit”

c) are trying to read your PDA with your sunglasses on

d) are trying to study a briefing book and can’t recall if your eyes are open or shut

e) don’t even care when the beverage cart goes by

f) notice you actually have a DESK on the fricking plane

g)  wait. did you say Malta to Tripoli?

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Top: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton checks her PDA upon her departure in a military C-17 plane from Malta bound for Tripoli, Libya October 18, 2011.

Right: Clinton works at a desk inside the plane.

REUTERS photos by Kevin Lamarque

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