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Rice Falls Flat

Hamilcar Barca Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 12:53 PM
Susan Rice was obviously not suited for the job of Sec State based on her performance at the UN. Her statement was suspect at the time and soon to be proven false. So she either went along and willingly lied during her statement, or she was played by BHO. If she thought she could lie and get away with it, she is too stupid for the job. If she was played by BHO, she is incapable of analyzing information and determining the veracity of that information. It takes more than being a black female named Rice to be Sec State. Condi could do it. Thankfully, Susan will not get the job. Merry Christmas, Hamilcar

• Article II, Section 2, paragraph 2 of the U.S. Constitution:

[The President] ? shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors ?

• One of the officials that requires Senate confirmation is the United States' Permanent Representative to the United Nations. As this person generally holds Ambassadorial rank the common shorthand is Ambassador to the U.N.

• The person who currently holds that position is Susan E. Rice. Ambassador Rice was, as we say, "floated" as the next Secretary of State when the current Secretary, Hillary Clinton resigns - perhaps to...