Here's another clip from Rachel's sit-down with Slate editor Jacob Weisberg. He asks her about gay stories and how she decides whether to cover any given one. That part's good, and it's the headline.
But she also talks about what she has learned from doing TV interviews and how it's a miracle that we get the show on every day -- so true. If anyone's up for making a chart of the work:improvement:exhaustion ratio, it's there for you.