Don't get caught up in the drama. You are there, honey, to do a job, and that is to be the best assistant you can be. The job description doesn't include flirting, dates or office politics, which is so pre-recession.
There's a critical lesson to be learned from the unholy trinity of Tiger, Donny and Nike because they share the most unattractive and counterproductive trait of traditional advertising: They tend to be stunningly self-absorbed.
Deutsch is substituting for David Shuster this week. I'm uncomfortable with Shuster -- I'd prefer that he try harder to keep his strong views to himself -- but at least he reads the newspaper and knows his stuff.