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Rice On The Stump

I have to say I do think it’s a bit unseemly to use the National Security Advisor on the stump as a political surrogate. I have no problem with touting her in ads and the like, if the point is to reach out to blacks or soccer moms. But for someone everyone thinks will be the next Secretary of State it just seems inappropriate and opens the White House up to criticisms like this one.

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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