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Opposing Susan Rice Sexist? What About Opposing John Kerry?

d2lv2 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 10:29 AM
Rice did not report from bad intel. She was to lazy or incompetent to check some facts. It was known five days before she spoke on the Sunday shows.

Liberal Washington Post editorial page commentator Ruth Marcus sees sexism in the Republican opposition to naming the current U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, as Hillary Clinton’s replacement as Secretary of State. Marcus trots out a well-worn story from the 1970s. She relates the formidable Alice Rivlin’s recollections as first Director of the Congressional Budget Office. “Over my dead body will we have a woman in that job” was the reaction of the House Budget Committee Chairman. (Chairman, Ooh! Bad!) That was Dr. Rivlin’s testimony. Dr. Rivlin sailed through confirmation to chair the CBO and is widely respected...