November 30, 2012

Who's Afraid of Susan Rice?

Fred Kaplan, National Post

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The Republican gang-up on Susan Rice is a puzzler. Not only does it make no policy sense to blame Amereica’s UN ambassador for any aspect of the killings at Benghazi, Libya; it makes no political sense either.

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TAGGED: Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Barack Obama, United States, Secretary of State, Susan Rice


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