Dr. Susan Rice the Right Public Servant to Lead the US State Department

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Sun Dec 2 2012, 15:45:03

What is difficult to understand, leave alone explain, is the reason and tone of negative pre-positioning by some segment of the Republican leadership to the possible nomination of Dr. Susan Rice to the State Department post. The objection raised by Senator John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotten seems wrongly placed. The Benghazi tragedy should be investigated, facts presented and the lessons summarized correctly. If there was negligence the relevant institutions must be held accountable. This is in the interest of the country.  But to dump all the perceived error on one person who was not responsible to evaluating the crisis and making the minute by minute decision is simply putting politics over the real interest of the nation.

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