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August 23, 2013
Where in the World is Samantha Power?
She's been on the job 19 days and has already taken a "personal trip" while Syrian civilians suffer a probable chemical attack? The UN Security Council called an emergency meeting to discuss the attack on Thursday and Samantha Power, who excoriated the UN in her confirmation hearing for not acting on Syria, was nowhere to be found. She was apparently on a "pre-arranged personal trip" according to Fox News who quoted a spokesman. But have no fear, our fearless ambassador is still on the job: A U.S. mission official told Fox News that Power was on a pre-arranged personal trip that left her unable to get back to the U.N. in time, but maintained that she was focusing closely on the Syria attack. "Ambassador Power has secure communications and has been in constant contact with her staff and the White House," the official said. "She is monitoring events, participated in the National Security Council meeting on Egypt convened by the president, and is providing...(Read Full Post)