The Chicago Sun Times´s report on Friday saying that if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had to choose between U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice and Senator John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, to succeed her, Clinton would likely opt for Senator Kerry: “Hillary is not close to Rice, who is tough — but is not the friendliest person,” said a top White House source. “And Hillary’s brief comment recently that Rice had done ‘a great job’ was considered underwhelming and tepid,” the source added. Apparently, if this report is accurate, Clinton and Rice have not mended fences since Clinton
Comments: This is the first I have read about this. I didn´t realize those two didn´t like each other.
All others with white skin who are against Susan Rice are being labeled as racists. .... Why isn´t Hillary considered racist? .... Where is the Black Caucus condemnation of Hillary´s anti-Rice stance? .... Why hasn´t Old Media accused Hillary of disliking Rice because she has black skin?
So Hillary is just another stuffed shirt, as if we didn´t know all along. Seems any moment she is actually relied on to come up with some initiative, ping her internal compass, show the way ahead, she´s out the window. Later, she returns and tries to take credit for something she didn´t do, because she never would have thought of it to begin with. She and Barack, therefore, are a match made in heaven. This is all indicative of someone with no convictions, no morality, no real leadership skills. Ditto Obama. Useless phonies-all of them.
#4, completely agree. Wouldn´t it be a novel concept to have someone in the State Department who is actually pro-American. The whole world knows that we are weak. That is why either one of these harridans is perfect to continue Obama´s foreign policy. Can you even imagine our standing in the world when Obama leaves office? I am sure we will be the most respected nation on the planet. /s
I disagree that Rice is a nitwit. She´s brilliant and understands the situation. She shows a considerable lack of judgement and conviction of American core values by aligning with the squatter. As for her dislike of Piaps? She has pulled no punches. I have a feeling that Piaps is responsible for setting her up on Benghazi which indicates a serious lack of insight into the evils of DC politics.
"Rice explained that Obama believes the security of the American people could only be achieved if the well being of people in other parts of the world were satisfied too." (That means kowtowing to terrorists with whom there is no satisfying. Can´t/won´t happen until totally subdued.)
As for Piaps: "we don´t know what she thinks or how she would approach it."
When your foreign policy team are all lifetime members of the liberal Hate Americal Movement, it doesn´t really matter who´s Sec. of State. Although either Rice or Kerry would be a real step down from Hilary, which says something right there, doesn´t it?
As for "catfight", let´s not insult cats. Two dim scorpions in a jar would be a better metaphor.
This outcome was pre-ordained when Susan Rice was picked by Obama. There was never any love between Rice and Hillary. Rice was the patsy in Benghazi. She was the only one that sold her soul for the SOS position.
The focus should be on Obama. He told us to come after him. Guess he knew that no one would.
I´m sure this is known but seems not widely discussed -- Susan Rice´s husband is white, a Canadian (by birth), a lumber baron and recently the producer of George Stephanopoulos´s Sunday program. Their wealth includes his family´s fortune, extensive resources (oil, gas, tar sands,etc)and other unacceptably green holdings.
Since he´s white and has anything to do with Susan, the CBC must, amongst themselves, find the husband utterly racist, to their consternation.
Consider: once Hillary leaves Washington, we will bid a fond adieu to the last Clinton in Washington. It will be bittersweet, because although we will finally be rid of the Hillbilly Pond Scum, we will also miss the Hillbilly Soap Opera.
If John Kerry is appointed, Hillary comes home and runs for his seat. If Rice is appointed, Hillary has no place to go where she can be independent of the administration, and remain in office and able to get her mug in the papers every day.
Susan Rice was undersecy of state under Albright. It apparently waas Rice as director of the CentralAfrica (what ev) Desk thata blocked Clinto response to the Rwandans in ab t 1996. Rice has been around for a long time.I don´t think she isgone yet, but hope so. she will turn up again. Maybe she will Sec Def, and all this is kabuki.
Who cares. We have ´Lightning´ of Amos and Andy in the White ´Out´ House. And of course John (´Baracks Boy with low hanging britches´)Boehner, how can we lose? I would rather have Hillary as President that that loser Boehner. Who just kicked off all conservatives from important committees. My country is going to hell in a hat basket and people want John Boehner and Jeb Bush for President. God help us. And of course John McCain wants Kerry as Sec of St. Now there is a real pair! In fact McCain said he would join forces with Reid to end the fillibuster...just to get at Rand Pauls opposition to NDAA, as it stands. Yeah right such good republicans....excuse me while I vomit.
No wonder we have no respect with those two ninnies travelling around the world. What a double joke they are. We all know that Hill & Bill have stolen millions but I would also like to know why Rice has most of her money invested out of the U.S. Of course, our inept Repubs forgot to mention this a couple of weeks ago when this fact could have changed some minds.
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