Skip to comments.Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Says Chance of Palin Presidency Scares Her
Posted on 09/30/2008 10:54:56 AM PDT by kristinn
Madeleine Albright, who became the first female U.S. Secretary of State and highest ranking woman in government in 1997, is frightened by the possibility that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Republican John McCain's running mate, could assume the presidency.
Asked today in an interview with Plain Dealer editors and reporters if she is scared by the prospect of Palin being a heartbeat away, Albright, who has endorsed Democrat Barack Obama, responded without hesitating, "Yes. Yes."
"Having served two presidents, I think the job of the president is the most difficult job in the world," said Albright, who advised President Carter on national security and foreign policy and later President Clinton as secretary of state. "What you need in a vice president - and I've felt this for a long time because I've watched [vice president Walter] Mondale and [vice president] Al Gore - is that you need a partner. The job is huge and needs somebody not only for the heartbeat part but in the day-to-day governance.
"Gore went a step further of being almost like a prime minister ... taking away the underbrush of issues to do with how two countries relate to each other. So you need somebody that actually knows what they are doing. I see that with the Obama-Joe Biden relationship. I certainly don't see it in the McCain-Palin relationship."
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Maceleine, Your FACE scares me.
Oh yeah, well Albright’s face scares me.
Madelinaaa have you looked in the mirror dear?
What made Al Gore such a great co-leader? If Biden’s so great, how come he’s not running for president with Barrack as his mate?
Does it scare her enough to make her leave?
btw - this needs a HUGE Barf Alert
Hey, cleaning lady - go clean the toilets
Madeline Albright scares me! Who let her out of the nursing home?
Ms. Albright, the fact that the U.S. survived you and the administrations under which you worked is testimony to the resilience of this nation. (Of course, we still may not escape unscathed from her North Korean diplomacy.)
If it scares that witch it must be that it would be good for the country...
Geraldine Ferraro said Palin could handle it just fine. Guess she is braver than Maddie.
yea she was a shining example of highly productive Secretary of State. She kind of reminded me of Janet Reno.
Is it because she won’t take campaign money from the daughters of chinese generals?
“Asked today in an interview with Plain Dealer editors and reporters if she is scared by the prospect of Palin being a heartbeat away...”
Nothing like a fair, unbiased question from our LeftPropaganda stormtroopers......er, I mean highly skilled, well-trained professional journalists.
Madeline’s treatment of Serbs scares me.
Hey. How difficult could it be? Her former boss was able to do his job while receiving sexual gratification at the same time.
The level of denial seen by liberals is beyond me. Palin is more qualified than Barack Obama, but they are living in la-la land.
The thoughts of liberals in office frightens me.
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