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Condiment (Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice for VP?)
The New Yorker | The March 17, 2008 Edition | Hendrik Hertzberg

Posted on 03/12/2008 2:27:27 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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I thought she had already disavowed any desire to be Vice President.
1 posted on 03/12/2008 2:27:29 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Link to article: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2008/03/17/080317taco_talk_hertzberg


2 posted on 03/12/2008 2:27:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (http://www.fourfriedchickensandacoke.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She will have to correct the spelling of her first name, before anything else.


3 posted on 03/12/2008 2:29:47 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (The GOP serves a huge cr*p sandwich every 4 years to Conservatives, & sez "shut up!, no choice!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>> I thought she had already disavowed any desire to be Vice President.

The way she is running State — more precisely, the way they are running HER — she is not POTUS material. She should not be VP.


4 posted on 03/12/2008 2:30:36 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (I'm not voting FOR John McCain -- I'm voting AGAINST Hillary/Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; bocopar; All

One of FR’s finest has responded. Here...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1984098/posts


5 posted on 03/12/2008 2:33:33 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If she were on the ticket, it would kill it.

She is too anti-Israel for me, and it would push me away from supporting McCain for sure.

6 posted on 03/12/2008 2:54:12 AM PDT by Thunder Pig (Sometimes you have to roll the hard six. ---Cmdr Wm Adama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Next time, toss a barf alert, I had just eaten when I read that, now my stomach is all queasy from the twisted logic and repeated attacks.

As for the suggestion; it is made simply based upon the color of Mrs. Rice's skin, not done for her abilities, nor for her positions, but simply because it fits within the liberal ‘what's right’ category. It is typical pandering - look, see, those racist Republicans didn't nominate a black for VP, but we had many running for president, we're better than they are.

Of course, unmentioned will be Dr, Alan Keyes’ name, as he has ‘unacceptable positions.’ Plus the big words he uses makes writers get cramps when copying the campaign press release.

I wonder when many will finally get tired of the shuffling of the ‘race card’ deck the liberals do over and over again? Let's ask Howard Dean, or ‘our nation's first black president’, Bill Clinton.

I also wonder what it would feel like to actually see Democrats walking into a polling booth and voting for an agenda they believe in, rather than some packaged mumbo-jumbo about ‘what's right.’

7 posted on 03/12/2008 2:54:15 AM PDT by kingu (Party for rent - conservative opinions not required.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rice’s speech at the 2000 Republican National Convention was one of the mose stirring I’d heard in a long time. She spoke about how her father had tried to join the demoncrat party in the Southern state they lived in only to be rejected, they were accepted by the Republicans and etc. She is highly educated, but sadly has been another in a long line of disappointments among Bush appointees. The State Department is no walk in the park, but her appeasement policies toward the M.E. trash is unacceptable. I always thought her high water mark was National Security Advisor. Maybe, in fairness to her, she hasn’t had the backing of the President either. Not VP material.


8 posted on 03/12/2008 2:54:29 AM PDT by RushLake (Democrats/MSM have never met a terrorist they didn't like.)
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To: Nervous Tick
CONDI-CLUELESS? No way!!

She is even more Pro Mooslimb than either B.O. or the Beast.

Whether thru ignorance or design (simply following orders from her boss who is hell bent on leaving the White House with a peace-in-the Middle East legacy) she (and her State Dept) are doing everything within their power to insure that Islam is "respected" and moreso, even elevated to a protected class of religions; Moozies receive more considerations that Jews or Gentiles.

I may be mistaken (though as a news/political junkie, I doubt it) but she, the State Dept. AND the White House were nearly mum after last week's attack by Islamofacist in which a dozen school children in Israel were murdered.

Then when that spineless, POS, Olmert finally responds for the daily rocket attacks, she rushes to Israel to pressure him to cease and desist which of course Olmert does.

Hey, the peace process must go on, regardless of the threat to Israel.

ALSO SEE: Condoleeza Rice Honors a Hizbullah/Fatah Propogandist

http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/2008/03/exclusive-condoleeza-rice-honors.html

AND:

New envoy hopes to better explain U.S. to Muslim world

(OF COURSE THE NEW ENVOY IS A MUSLIM PAKISTANI NATIVE)

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/03/10/us.envoy.muslim/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

"Rice said Islam is an important part of the American fabric of life. 'Our growing Muslim population is a great and welcome addition to our country' she said at a gathering of diplomats from conference member countries at the State Department."

9 posted on 03/12/2008 3:03:52 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (One of ONLY 37 Conservatives in the People's Republic of Vermont. Socialists and Progressives All)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Michael Steele or JC Watts would be nuch better choices, in my opinion, if we “need” to run a black for VP.

It would be politically brilliant, if a litle transparent, especially if the Hildabeast steals the election from Obamahdinejad.

Might siphon off some of the politically disenchanted from the Dims.


10 posted on 03/12/2008 3:04:53 AM PDT by moonhawk (Pre-order your "Don't blame me, I didn't vote!" bumper stickers here on Free Republic now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Condiment (Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice for VP?)

NO!

11 posted on 03/12/2008 3:05:07 AM PDT by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We’ll disavow her. After becoming Sec of State, her stock dropped like an anvil thrown off the Sears Tower.


12 posted on 03/12/2008 3:10:13 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~~~***Just say NO to the "O"***~~~)
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No.


13 posted on 03/12/2008 3:15:24 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

we need a CONSERVATIVE....sorry but Condi is not one of those.


14 posted on 03/12/2008 3:41:39 AM PDT by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If McCain picks her he is finished.

Anybody connected with the Alfred E. Newman clone in Washington is tainted.


15 posted on 03/12/2008 3:42:05 AM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice for VP?

Why? Because she is black?

She is an over rated academic with no executive level experience or demonstrated ability who has been already been promoted far beyond her competency because she is a black female.

Can anyone name one positive accomplishment by Condi since she became Sec. Of State?

Forcing a cease fire in Lebanon and helping Hamas rearm doesn't count.


16 posted on 03/12/2008 3:46:17 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberal, mentored by Maddie Dullbite’s evil father, member of the Council. Absolutely no.


17 posted on 03/12/2008 4:08:23 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (!)
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I thought she had already disavowed any desire to be Vice President.

Given her performance at State, I'd say you were right.

18 posted on 03/12/2008 4:29:07 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Who Would Montgomery Brewster Choose?)
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She has never run for nor won an elected office. She has no experience “representing” a constituency, which really ought to be a prerequisite for the highest elected-office in the country.

Successfully representing a constituency means that you can be trusted to do what you say you'll do to earn the votes of the people.

In this regard, she has less experience than Obama, and that is saying a lot.

19 posted on 03/12/2008 5:05:39 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet; Iron Munro

Thanks to you two for keeping up the record on Clueless Condi....my initial reaction was to respond on CR is like a retch from curdled milk....


20 posted on 03/12/2008 5:08:23 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
CONDI WOULD MAKE FOR A DREAM TICKET!

But of course, the dream I had last night was that I walked into one of my college history classes and found that they were taking the final exam, and I hadn't studied.

...And I was only wearing my underwear.

(So much for dreams.)

21 posted on 03/12/2008 5:21:36 AM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Hertzberg is for it, it’s a bad idea.


22 posted on 03/12/2008 5:50:51 AM PDT by Malesherbes
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Regardless the choice of VP, the liberal stench emanating from the presumptive, presidential nominee on the Republican ticket will not go away.

Republicans, it's still the primary season. You still have over 5 months to select a conservative presidential candidate.

23 posted on 03/12/2008 5:54:05 AM PDT by Amerigomag
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Condiment (Secretary of State Condaleeza Rice for VP?)”

Perhaps we could have a VP that is NOT pro-Palistinian?


24 posted on 03/12/2008 6:34:41 AM PDT by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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IMO the New Yorker is halucinating, the last thing McCain needs is a VP with liberal social positions.

25 posted on 03/12/2008 7:24:30 AM PDT by SJackson (Never talk when you can nod, never nod when you can wink, never write an e-mail, E. Spitzer)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

YGTBSM! Not only NO BUT HELL NO!


26 posted on 03/12/2008 6:47:18 PM PDT by NY Attitude
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s pro-abortion.


27 posted on 03/12/2008 7:27:22 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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Condi is “slightly pro-”choice” and supports the Law of the Sea Treaty, among other things, so no thanks to a Condi VP.


28 posted on 03/12/2008 11:29:07 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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