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Hillary Clinton's Legacy

gjmlb Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 10:52 PM
What a farst. So many people one after another paying homage to Hillary,each one, over and over. First guy up could have relayed everyones sentiments ...period, leaving more time to ask questions, unfortunately all the pre questioning dialogue ate into allotted time, guess that was the point. These committees need to utilize the KISS method, keep it simple stupid. Asking direct questions. To the exception were about 4 guys, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul , John McCain, and one or two others who attempted to ask pointed direct questions, possibly the best questioning method would be to ask questions that only allow a yes, or no answer, so that the respondent could not take the conversation in a lots of words that say nothing manner.

This week, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be making her swan song appearance on Capitol Hill, providing at last to Senate and House panels her testimony about the Benghazigate scandal. Under the circumstances, legislators may feel pressured to be deferential and to keep their questions more limited in scope and superficial rather than probing. For the good of the country, it is imperative that they resist going soft.

After all, the hearings Wednesday before the two chambers' committees responsible for foreign policy oversight afford the final opportunity to examine with the sitting secretary of state her legacy with regard...