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State Dept spokesman can't name Hillary Clinton's diplomatic achievements--nor can Hillary Clinton!
.dailymail. ^ | 23 April 2014 | David Martosko

Posted on 04/23/2014 10:44:19 AM PDT by dennisw

State Department spokeswoman can't name Hillary Clinton's diplomatic achievements ... and neither can Hillary Clinton!

Jen Psaki, the State Department's chief spokesperson, seemed blindsided by a question about Clinton's accomplishments

A CNN panel erupted into laughter when Psaki's gaffe was shown

Clinton herself couldn't articulate what she was 'most proud of' during her time as America's top diplomat when asked just weeks ago A former White House counsel from the Bill Clinton presidency defended Hillary on radio as 'the most popular woman in the world' She's likely to run for president in 2016 but faces an 'achievement gap' from her time in President Barack Obama's cabinet

Hillary Clinton's legacy as secretary of state is thin, judging from a press conference Tuesday in which the State Department's chief spokeswoman couldn't articulate any of the future presidential candidate's achievements on the job.

She's not alone, with experts of all political stripes finding it difficult to bolster Clinton's resume as America's top diplomat.

The former secretary of state herself had trouble articulating any lasting achievements from her tenure, during an April 3 appearance at the Women of the World Summit in New York City.

State Department Press Secretary Jen Psaki was flummoxed, too, when asked about a 2010 State Department Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) that summarized then-Secretary Clinton's goals and accomplishments.

'Can you, off the top of your head, identify one tangible achievement that ... resulted from the last QDDR?' asked an Associated Press reporter during the daily briefing.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 04/23/2014 10:44:19 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

“Draft Squaw Lizzie Warren!”


2 posted on 04/23/2014 10:45:28 AM PDT by AU72
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To: dennisw

Obama didn’t have any achievements prior to being elected president, so this doesn’t matter to Liberals.


3 posted on 04/23/2014 10:53:47 AM PDT by Durbin
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To: dennisw
Hillerat’s biggest accomplishment is resigning.
4 posted on 04/23/2014 10:56:01 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: dennisw

Well, in all fairness, there was that funny “Reset” button, gag gift thingy that she gave to the Russkis. LOL!


5 posted on 04/23/2014 10:57:23 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: dennisw

“What difference, at this pint, does it make”

Rinse repeat.


6 posted on 04/23/2014 10:58:05 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: dennisw

Well, she did rack up more miles than any other Secretary of State, visiting places that most folks never heard of. That was Barack’s greatest accomplishments as well, keeping the Hildebeast out of Washington during much of her tenure as the Reset Lady.


7 posted on 04/23/2014 11:03:07 AM PDT by DeFault User
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To: Durbin

For low information voters, “what difference does it make?”


8 posted on 04/23/2014 11:06:52 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Well, in all fairness, there was that funny “Reset” button, gag gift thingy that she gave to the Russkis. LOL!

That 'reset' button (actually 'overcharge' but whatever) was more like Hillary's snooze button.


9 posted on 04/23/2014 11:07:40 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: dennisw

I think she has been drunk in more Capitals around the world than any other SOS.


10 posted on 04/23/2014 11:10:25 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: dennisw
Does greeting world leaders while dressed as a "crazy cat lady" count as an accomplishment?


11 posted on 04/23/2014 11:19:17 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: dennisw

"I intended to do good."

12 posted on 04/23/2014 11:21:16 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: dennisw

Does killing and getting away with it count?


13 posted on 04/23/2014 11:23:19 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: dennisw

When the boss doesn’t care one bit about foreign policy, it’s going to be hard for the Secretary of State to have anything to do, never mind be successful in. I’m sure the LSM will gin up something.


14 posted on 04/23/2014 11:42:11 AM PDT by The Public Eye
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To: dennisw

Much easier to name Hillary Clinton’s diplomatic anti-achievements. There are many.


15 posted on 04/23/2014 11:43:49 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: dennisw

I have long wondered why such political and intellectual lightweights like Psaki have key positions in the State Department. Also note that the State Department of late seems to have few males in important positions.


16 posted on 04/23/2014 11:52:48 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: dennisw

Granny Hillary is so swamped with thinking about her new to be grandbabt, that she cannot think straight, again.


17 posted on 04/23/2014 11:56:08 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: LostInBayport
Have these two ever been seen in the same room together?


18 posted on 04/23/2014 12:06:28 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: depressed in 06
I think she has been drunk in more Capitals around the world than any other SOS.


19 posted on 04/23/2014 12:10:29 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: C210N

20 posted on 04/23/2014 12:18:00 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: The Great RJ

Boy, are you ever right on. Psaki and the other spokes “girl” ,Marie Harf, act like nasty, spoiled brats.


21 posted on 04/23/2014 1:19:59 PM PDT by surrey
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To: dennisw

well she seems to have negotiated successfully at least once...

there is the daughter, Chelsea...


22 posted on 04/23/2014 1:24:48 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: dennisw

Clinton is an empty suit-dress.


23 posted on 04/23/2014 1:26:19 PM PDT by ex-snook (God forgives and forgets.)
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To: dennisw

She haad NO Achivements!


24 posted on 04/23/2014 1:55:30 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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