Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Republicans Can't Oppose Lugar for the Next Secretary of State ; Community Comment

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Republicans Can't Oppose Lugar for the Next Secretary of State ; Community Comment

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It's pretty hard these days for some Republicans to make up their minds. They can't seem to decide whether passing misinformation on a Sunday talk show disqualifies someone from becoming Secretary of State or not. John McCain and Lindsey Graham have reservations about Susan Rice's qualifications because she said that the attack on Sept. 11th in Benghazi was spontaneous. Their concerns would have far more weight, and far less hypocrisy, if these same two senators had not praised Condoleezza Rice, even after Condi had repeatedly misinformed the public about WMDs in Iraq. Somehow, the lie that has cost this country thousands of lives and billions of dollars doesn't seem to concern them all that much. How can they justify opposing Susan Rice, but supporting Condi Rice, for the same thing?

Republicans want Sen. John Kerry to fill the position, saying that he is eminently qualified to serve in that capacity due to his foreign relations experience. …

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