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Susan Rice Is Unqualified
To Be Secretary Of State

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/28/2012 8:48:31 PM

Benghazi Scandal: "Her meeting with GOP senators begs the question that if all she can do is read talking points handed to her by the White House then perhaps she should be the next White House press secretary." The above observation, courtesy of Richard Grenell, who served as spokesman for four U.S. Ambassadors to the U.N., is the flip side of our view that Susan Rice, who was sent out on five Sunday talk shows to explain Benghazi by a president who says she had "nothing to do with Benghazi," is as qualified to be the next secretary of state as

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Kapow! The IBD Editors opine that she is as qualified to be secretary of state as Jay Carney. "A fellow parrot"...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/28/2012 8:55:40 PM     (No. 9038487)

Like the rest of the administration, all she needs is know how to lick 0bama´s shoes and like it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 11/28/2012 8:58:48 PM     (No. 9038494)

Somehow I don´t think they care.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grampstosix, 11/28/2012 9:07:08 PM     (No. 9038504)

As though things aren´t bad enough because of her trying to cover up on Benghazi we now learn that Rice tried to help cover up the slaughter in Rwanda during the Clinton administration.She´s real bad news.Of course McCain has a hiden agenda in trying to derail her because he wants his good friend John Kerry in the Secty. of State job.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 11/28/2012 9:17:53 PM     (No. 9038518)

She´s a liberal, black woman with a sense of entitlement. That trumps being qualified. If you need to be qualified and competent explain Hilda Solis.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ASAvet, 11/28/2012 9:23:34 PM     (No. 9038528)

another affirmative actiion failure.....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: miceal, 11/28/2012 9:34:49 PM     (No. 9038548)

And a documented LIAR!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 11/28/2012 11:08:55 PM     (No. 9038646)

Show me in black and white where she needs any qualifications. Oh wait, I think I just answered my own question.

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