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Rice Falls Flat

Rick 2811 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 8:13 AM
It's too bad that it takes the reputation of a woman who apparently has a lot going for her to at least partially expose Obama and his policies. He has gotten away with so much that I'm sure that he considers the episode with Susan Rice just a "bump-in-the-road !" When Obama is vetted, he tends to come out " wetted " that a word?

• 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...