August 30, 2012
Condi Rice: A star is born?
Recall there was a mini-boomlet for Rice when Romney was mulling his choices for vice president. At that time, it was gently pointed out that Ms. Rice, a remarkably intelligent and capable woman, had no experience in electoral politics. After watching her excellent speech last night, I wonder if that isn't about to change. Wall Street Journal: In a clear highlight of the evening, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave a moving address to delegates at the Republican convention, broadly criticizing President Barack Obama's record without ever mentioning him by name. She made the case for the U.S. to continue to be a leader in the world. "Where does America stand?" she asked. "You see, when friends or foes alike don't know the answer to that question unambiguously and clearly, the world is likely to be a more dangerous and chaotic place." And she sounded a much softer note on immigration than many Republicans support, but issued a strong warning on education. "Our ...(Read Full Post)