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Susan Rice should
stand on her own

Politico, by Penny Young Nance

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/30/2012 4:23:00 AM

The closed-door meetings this week between Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte and Susan Collins with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice left some on Capitol Hill more disturbed than before and served as an example of just how far a woman will go to stand by her man. Not to mention the lengths to which liberals will look the other way. Although details of the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi are few and far between, it’s still mind boggling there are those of the Kool-Aid-drinking Left who continue to propagate the falsehood

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: beca, 11/30/2012 5:03:15 AM     (No. 9040639)

for once susan collins did some good and brought light on another episode much like benghazi.....north africa when rice was a deputy or something of that nature in the state dept in the late 90´s....circumstances are very similar....ty sen collins......for exposing this woman....she is like most of obamas minions...not to be trusted....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fransand, 11/30/2012 7:24:33 AM     (No. 9040748)

It makes absolutely no sense to me that every president in recent memory has insisted on appointing a woman as Secretary of State! How do they expect respect to redound to our country in this age of Muslim extremism--fanatics who view women as chattels.
On the other hand, John Kerry would not be any improvement so, oh well...

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