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Stephens: Anyone But Condi
Wall Street Journal ^ | April 30, 2012, 7:24 p.m. ET | BRET STEPHENS

Posted on 05/02/2012 6:34:48 AM PDT by IbJensen

Edited on 05/02/2012 6:38:44 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Did you loathe and detest the Bush administration? If so, you'd probably say its ideas were horrible and their execution worse. Did you not loathe and detest the Bush administration? In that case, you might say its ideas were pretty good—only the execution often left something to be desired.


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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: condi; condirice; pickanother; poorchoiceforvup; rice; sos
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To: Darren McCarty

I’d much rather she join the rank of ex-SOSs that are truly enigmas. They served no purpose other than paring down the credibility of America and the creation of wonderment as to why they’d never married.


41 posted on 05/02/2012 1:36:28 PM PDT by IbJensen ( I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what 0 does with mine)
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To: All

Don’t blame me for whittling this article down to one sentence!

The ‘moderator’ slashed it to this extent for whatever reason I have no idea. He commented to me that the WSJ dictated this, but I know this is patently untrue. His comments are now nowhere to be found.

I edited this to under 300 words before posting and now I wonder if these ‘moderators’ are exercising their police police in an unreasonable manner.

I, like most of you, donate money to this website and am increasingly agitated by these underhanded exercises of ‘power.’


42 posted on 05/02/2012 1:47:43 PM PDT by IbJensen ( I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what 0 does with mine)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

“Rice is perhaps, one of the most brilliant people to have been in American government recently.”

What evidence do you have for this statement? She’s not stupid, but I have not seen signs of brilliance. Accomplishment in the political world or on the piano does not make one brilliant.


43 posted on 05/02/2012 1:58:44 PM PDT by JewishRighter (Anybody but Hussein)
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To: IbJensen
1. Always please post the entire headline, if space allows.
2. Please do not post images from any source on the list.
3. Please excerpt short articles to 50% of content.
4. Please consult the Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints.

Your submission was excerpted because you posted an image from the WSJ. The FR software determines how much of it is excised.

44 posted on 05/03/2012 7:25:42 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Condi is a social and economic liberal. And she is squishy and irresolute on foreign policy. She is one of the main reasons that W’s Presidency was moribund in the last four years. She looks good, is smart, but anyone who did not oppose Obama in ‘08 lacks critical judgment, or cares more about race than country. Bob


45 posted on 06/24/2012 11:55:19 AM PDT by alstewartfan ("Bedroom eyes and boardroom faces---Oh where will it lead?" from Red Toupee by Al Stewart)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Even though she is pro-abort and soft on support for Israel? There are many things to admire about Condi - BUT I could not support her on the ticket.


46 posted on 06/24/2012 12:05:32 PM PDT by Mom MD (T he country needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

What exactly do you like about her? Her legs?

This woman was SECRETARY OF STATE under the LOSER who helped put Obama in the Oval Office.

Under the Administration she served, the Patriot Act, TSA and Homeland Security was established whose powers have ABUSED the rights of American citizens while FAILING to identify and target MUSLIMS.

Under her Sectretary of Stateship, Bush delivered his TOTALLY ASSININE speech about ISLAM being a PREACEFUL Religion - right after a bunch of Islamic Fanatics - in TYPICAL MUSLIM FASHION - incinerated nearly 3,000 American civilians in a cowardly attack.

Under Bush’s administration and her direction, we got embroiled in a PROLONGED OCCUPATION of Iraq and Afghanistan after taking out the dictarorshipes which existed there. We have lost countless American lives and dollars in a FUTILE effort to civilize Islamic Savages without IDENTIFYING and eradicating the underlying problem - ISLAM.

Under her tutelage as Secretary of State, the Bush Administration rolled over and played dead with respect to Mexico’s INVASION of our southern borders by a Mexican army of illegals, and at least two Hispanic-American Border guars were PERSECUTED - not just PROSECUTED - by her administration.

If Romney picks ANYONE connected in ANY WAY with that idiot George Bush and his administration - HE LOSES.

And if he picks RICE, I very well may vote for an independent.


47 posted on 07/13/2012 6:09:56 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: ZULU

Rice was working for Bush, but cutting her own way back when she was on board.

Her job prior to S of S was as an unknown back bencher working in the loop in ... Moscow as a member of the team who went there, way back when.

She’s got a long and (very) credible reign, and despite by own fed-up situation regarding anything Bush, I enthusiastically support Rice.


48 posted on 07/13/2012 6:20:24 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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