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Just For the Record: The Left Took Out Susan Rice

EricaBlack Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:14 AM
Let's see, the last 4 SecsState have been a white woman, a black woman, a black man, and a white woman. The Proggies have the gall to say that the Reps are racists / misogonysts? There hasn't been a white man in that post since 1997 under Clinton.
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 6:31 PM
Republicans are not racists and misogynists but many of the posters in TH who think of themselves as "conservatives" are. They are actually anarchists with a racist and misogynist bent.
David_of_us Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:22 AM
Erica, remember facts mean nothing to these people. As far as rice is concerned, the republicans could'nt have "taken her out" even if they wanted to.
americathebeautiful Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:17 AM
And Erica, the best part of that is that the FIRST black woman and the FIRST black man appointed to that post were Republicans!

Before Democrats start to re-write history and play the race card for their own personal political gain, let's just be clear: It was the left -- not the right -- that took Susan Rice out.

Certainly, Republicans like John McCain and Susan Collins had issues with Rice, and made that clear (although McCain also "softened" his opposition).  But is there any thinking person out there who believes the Obama administration would have accepted her withdrawal if opposition to her could have been portrayed as some kind of right wing "dog whistle"? Please.

What ultimately did Rice in was criticism from...