We Don’t Need Another Round of Susan Rice

Then-U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice speaks with the media after Security Council consultations at U.N. headquarters in New York in 2012. (Allison Joyce/Reuters)
Senate Republicans should preemptively rule out the Obama alum for secretary of state.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O utgoing National Security Adviser Susan Rice, in a December 2016 interview with Buzzfeed, boasted about flipping off a superior in a meeting, defended the Obama administration’s inaction as hundreds of thousands of innocents were slaughtered in Syria, and, when asked if she would ever consider running for office, teased her fawning questioners: “Stay tuned.” For those who have, Rice’s ambitions are manifest. After all, she emerged from Joe Biden’s veepstakes a runner-up and, now that he has won, is widely considered the favorite for the position of secretary of state.

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