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Just For the Record: The Left Took Out Susan Rice

exblackbird Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:44 AM
the left may have taken out rice, but the libs are going to attempting to make all kinds of hay out of blaming this on the republicans. the guy standing in the wings is john "big poosey" kerry. i dont know how him being secretary of state will make you sleep at night..........I WONT !!!
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 6:25 PM
By the way, Obama got us again. Rice is actually a bit of a conservative foreign policy person. . . .she is a strong advocate of being tough in the middle east. So, she is out and Kerry is in and we will get the blame for this and Kerry and others will sail through the Advise and Consent Senate process because everyone is blaming us for going after this Black woman Rice.
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 6:25 PM
By the way, Obama got us again. Rice is actually a bit of a conservative foreign policy person. . . .she is a strong advocate of being tough in the middle east. So, she is out and Kerry is in and we will get the blame for this and Kerry and others will sail through the Advise and Consent Senate process because everyone is blaming us for going after this Black woman Rice.

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...