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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Says Chance of Palin Presidency Scares Her
Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | Tuesday, September 30, 2008 | Mark Naymik

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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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: sarahpalin
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1 posted on 09/30/2008 10:54:57 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Maceleine, Your FACE scares me.


2 posted on 09/30/2008 10:55:55 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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To: kristinn

Oh yeah, well Albright’s face scares me.


3 posted on 09/30/2008 10:56:05 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: kristinn

Madelinaaa have you looked in the mirror dear?


4 posted on 09/30/2008 10:57:22 AM PDT by Texas4ever (SIT DOWN JUNIOR :))
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To: kristinn

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?


5 posted on 09/30/2008 10:57:47 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: kristinn

Does it scare her enough to make her leave?

btw - this needs a HUGE Barf Alert


6 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:05 AM PDT by nuconvert (Obama - Preferred by 4 out of 5 Dictators & Terrorists// Rove>Biden is a Big,Blowhard Dufus)
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To: kristinn

Hey, cleaning lady - go clean the toilets


7 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:26 AM PDT by rdax
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To: kristinn

Madeline Albright scares me! Who let her out of the nursing home?


8 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:31 AM PDT by micmac
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To: kristinn

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.)


9 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:31 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: kristinn

If it scares that witch it must be that it would be good for the country...


10 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:33 AM PDT by babygene (This Government no longer works to secure our freedoms and provide for our common defense.)
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To: kristinn

Geraldine Ferraro said Palin could handle it just fine. Guess she is braver than Maddie.


11 posted on 09/30/2008 10:58:45 AM PDT by Anima Mundi
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To: kristinn

yea she was a shining example of highly productive Secretary of State. She kind of reminded me of Janet Reno.


12 posted on 09/30/2008 10:59:20 AM PDT by rstark56
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To: kristinn
What Terrorism?


13 posted on 09/30/2008 10:59:26 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: 70th Division

Is it because she won’t take campaign money from the daughters of chinese generals?


14 posted on 09/30/2008 10:59:34 AM PDT by icwhatudo (PALIN VID=========>>>>>http://www.overstream.net/view.php?oid=n1ronxelmtin<++++++++)
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To: kristinn
Mad Halfbright, that is the best advertisement you could make for our next VPOTUS Governor Sarah Palin.
15 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:12 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Obama and ITS thugs are made paranoid by Sarahnoia. (stole from molly_jack2007))
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To: kristinn

“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.


16 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:17 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: kristinn

Madeline’s treatment of Serbs scares me.


17 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:20 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: kristinn
"...I think the job of the president is the most difficult job in the world..."

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.

18 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:25 AM PDT by rlmorel (Who is Saul Alinsky and why is Barack Obama a disciple of his methods?)
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To: kristinn

19 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:30 AM PDT by meandog (please pray for future President McCain, day minus 105-Jan. 20--and counting)))
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To: Tublecane
Bo!


20 posted on 09/30/2008 11:00:45 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: babygene

The left SHOULD be scared of Sarahcuda -

if she does in Washington what she did in Alaska,

the left’s ENTIRE POWER BASE will be DESTROYED.


21 posted on 09/30/2008 11:01:08 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: kristinn

This from the absolute worst U.S. Secretary of State of all time...period...without exception...end of story...argument over!


22 posted on 09/30/2008 11:01:13 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Before spending any of your hard earned money, ask yourself "Am I funding liberalism?")
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To: kristinn

The scariest thing was Mad Albright as SS playing pattycake with the perverted one in North Korea.


23 posted on 09/30/2008 11:01:48 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: 70th Division

Imagine waking up next to Madeline....that would scare the hell out of me!!


24 posted on 09/30/2008 11:02:01 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: kristinn

our gals have better ankles!!


25 posted on 09/30/2008 11:02:03 AM PDT by housedeep
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To: kristinn
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Says Chance of Palin Presidency Scares Her

..One quick look in the mirror should scare her. What a buffoon.

26 posted on 09/30/2008 11:02:22 AM PDT by meyer (Go, Sarah, Go!!)
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To: kristinn

History will not be kind to Albright. The Clinton administration had no coherent foreign policy, made consistent decisions to not take on al queda and kill Bin Laden, and even did brilliant things like give the N. Koreans nuclear technology because great leader double secret promised he wouldn’t try to make weapons. She is undoubtedly the Secretary of State who put America most at risk in at least the last 50 years.


27 posted on 09/30/2008 11:02:29 AM PDT by grayhog
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To: kristinn

The Cleaning Lady is bitter at the Beauty Queen. No surprise.


28 posted on 09/30/2008 11:03:03 AM PDT by Clemenza (PRIVATIZE FANNIE AND FREDDIE! NO MORE BAILOUTS!)
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To: meandog
America's enemies raise a glass and toast madeline halfbright's statement!


29 posted on 09/30/2008 11:03:25 AM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: kristinn

I hope it scares her to death.


30 posted on 09/30/2008 11:03:40 AM PDT by dforest
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To: kristinn
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."

Oh, surprise, surprise! If she's a loyal democrat, which she is, what the hell did the CPD expect her to say? While my memory may not be as good as it once was, for the life of me, I cannot think of a single breakthrough that was orchestrated by Albright while she was SoS.

31 posted on 09/30/2008 11:03:53 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: kristinn

How anyone can say that Obama is capable of being president never ceases to amaze me. Gov. Palin is a sensible, level-headed public servant dedicated to America. Obama is dedicated only to himself and to our enemies.


32 posted on 09/30/2008 11:04:01 AM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: meandog

She searched the world wide and finally found someone uglier than her.


33 posted on 09/30/2008 11:04:05 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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To: housedeep
...our gals have better ankles!!

There...much closer to the truth.

34 posted on 09/30/2008 11:05:19 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: kristinn

A man who can’t speak without a teleprompter and a bungling idiot don’t scare her. Palin and McCain scare her because her frieinds the dictators and enemies of America might be put in line. Interesting that Palin and McCain don’t scare her old boss Clinton.

I will say Gore is now 3 times the man he was then—literally by that photo.


35 posted on 09/30/2008 11:07:50 AM PDT by nclaurel (I think therefore I vote Republican.)
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To: kristinn
To me Albright appears to be arrogant, and I've wondered if her ego was a big reason behind US involvement in Serbia-Kosovo.
36 posted on 09/30/2008 11:08:43 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 70th Division

MAJOR CONFLICT at Plain Dealer. Top columnist is Connie Schultz. She’s married to far, far left Sen, Sherrod Brown. She’s working to get into White house one way or other. Brown’s a big ACORN and moveon.org favorite


37 posted on 09/30/2008 11:09:17 AM PDT by line drive to right
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To: kristinn

Somehow I can’t see Sarah Palin chasing after a terrorist like Maddie did with Arafat, just to bring him back into talks.


38 posted on 09/30/2008 11:09:26 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: kristinn

Hey, cleaning lady, clean up this mess.


39 posted on 09/30/2008 11:10:07 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: kenmcg

Clinton would do her.


40 posted on 09/30/2008 11:13:51 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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Albright? She is not even a real American. A discarded, displaced, piece of Eurotrash, washed up on our sacred shores. Who cares what she thinks?
41 posted on 09/30/2008 11:15:47 AM PDT by Godwin1
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To: 70th Division
Maceleine, Your FACE scares me.

Yeah, she's "Coyote Ugly".

"Coyote Ugly" is defined as waking up in the morning next to her with your arm under her head and chewing it off so you won't wake her up when you leave.

42 posted on 09/30/2008 11:17:33 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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Yeah, she was a shining example of highly productive Secretary of State. She kind of reminded me of Janet Reno.

Bill sure could pick 'em, couldn't he? I think these dykes were brought on board for Hillary.

43 posted on 09/30/2008 11:19:54 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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To: kristinn

I’ll just bet it scares her. The All American Girl will set Madeline’s Socialist agenda back 25 years!

GO SARAH PALIN!


44 posted on 09/30/2008 11:21:02 AM PDT by Paperdoll (Duncan L.Hunter for Secretary of Defense!)
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To: kristinn

Albright, thanks alot for the Bosnia Kosovo gift that keeps on giving and giving and giving and giving... We are still there you worthless hedge fund scammer...


45 posted on 09/30/2008 11:22:58 AM PDT by Fred (The Democrat Party is the Nadir of Nihilism)
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To: TexasCajun

Note to Albright.....STOP EATING!!!!


46 posted on 09/30/2008 11:24:49 AM PDT by Fred (The Democrat Party is the Nadir of Nihilism)
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To: kristinn

She advised two of the worst foreign policy presidents in the 20th century.


47 posted on 09/30/2008 11:25:46 AM PDT by jimfree (Dems beat up girls who don't toe the line.)
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To: kristinn

Take a couple reds and go lay in the dirt, Madeleine.


48 posted on 09/30/2008 11:27:11 AM PDT by ChowChowFace
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To: 70th Division

There used to be a New York saying about an incompetent detective, “He couldn’t find a Jew in the Bronx”. Madeline Albright couldn’t find a Jew at the kitchen table. She was in her sixties when she discovered her Jewish heritage. I’m scared of her being Secretary of State but it’s too late for that.


49 posted on 09/30/2008 11:28:02 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Inwoodian

I like it. LOL


50 posted on 09/30/2008 11:29:28 AM PDT by 70th Division (If we lose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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