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    Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership | The Weekly Standard

    “Right now, there’s a vacuum,” she told a crowd of more than two thousand attending the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual dinner last night in Washington, D.C. “There’s a vacuum because we’ve decided to lower our voice. We’ve decided to step back. We’ve decided that if we step back and lower our voice, others will lead, other things will fill that vacuum.” Citing Bashar al Assad’s slaughter in Syria, Vladimir Putin’s aggression in Ukraine, al Qaeda’s triumphant return to Fallujah, Iraq, and China’s nationalist fervor, she concluded: “When America steps back and there is a vacuum, trouble will fill that vacuum.”

    Rice – measured in tone, but very tough on substance – excoriated Obama administration policies without ever mentioning the president by name. She mocked the naïve hope that “international norms” would fill the vacuum left by U.S. retreat and blasted the president for hiding behind the weariness of the public.

    “I fully understand the sense of weariness. I fully understand that we must think: ‘Us, again?’ I know that we’ve been through two wars. I know that we’ve been vigilant against terrorism. I know that it’s hard. But leaders can’t afford to get tired. Leaders can’t afford to be weary.”
    The only problem with this is that the wrong man is in the position to step up.
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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Do you think she will run? She's got a lot going for her.

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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

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    The only problem with this is that the wrong man is in the position to step up.
    DC area golf courses must be firing up soon and still got that March Madness to follow - who's got the time?
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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Do you think she will run? She's got a lot going for her.
    I guarantee you the Left would be scared of Condi. They would pull a Palin attack on steroids if she decided to run. What they did to Palin would look like nothing.
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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I guarantee you the Left would be scared of Condi. They would pull a Palin attack on steroids if she decided to run. What they did to Palin would look like nothing.
    Condi Rice has made it absolutely and unambiguously clear that she has no desire to run for President.

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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Condi Rice has made it absolutely and unambiguously clear that she has no desire to run for President.
    And, I didn't say she was.
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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    And, I didn't say she was.
    Alright, but you wouldn't see the same treatment (let alone a worse treatment) doled out to Rice because Rice is nothing like Palin. I think we both understand the difference between them.

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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Now is an excellent time to be thankful, once again, that the neocons are not in charge of our foreign policy.

    Instead of wars and more wars we have measured, patient leadership.

    And above all we can be thankful that the imbecile Palin and the insane Senator from Arizona are not calling the shots from the White House.
    “When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.”

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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Condi Rice has made it absolutely and unambiguously clear that she has no desire to run for President.
    Heya Cardinal. Yeah she has said that.....but then people have been talking to her. Now she is getting out more and speaking out. that is now evidently clear. Do you think she might re-consider?

    Now that she finally is.....it will be problems for Obama's overseas team and himself.

    Obama himself wouldn't want to debate Condi.....let alone Hillary wanting to take her on.

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    Re: Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I guarantee you the Left would be scared of Condi.
    Why? She's not super ugly.

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