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Friday, August 11, 2006

Funny Slate Article on Condi Rice

This is even funnier than The Onion's spoof. I think Kaplan didn't really drive home the point, but he did write these choice quotes:

[Rice's] statement is worth a close look now, because it reflects with glaring clarity something horrifying about this administration's leaders: the wide-elbowed indifference with which they stomp around the globe, their shrugged inattention to the consequences of their actions.

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Scholars who enter the chambers of power should use their training as a tool to help them make decisions. Condi Rice is using hers as a chant to wish away the consequences.

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