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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-19-08 03:10 PM
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27. I don't know why Obama ignored Samantha Powers
since she made that gaffe i have not heard about her, whats up with that???

She is suppose to be brilliant and smart with new ideas.
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  -The Change I was hoping for: Samantha Power as SOS TeamJordan23  Nov-19-08 01:09 PM   #0 
  - I think Clinton has the credibility to get things done.  tabatha   Nov-19-08 01:12 PM   #1 
  - Why? What has she done or advocated that makes you think so?  blm   Nov-19-08 05:45 PM   #40 
     - She works hard and is serious about her work.  tabatha   Nov-19-08 05:51 PM   #43 
        - Why did she drop healthcare after the first pushback? Why didn't she work to oppose Bush on serious  blm   Nov-19-08 05:57 PM   #44 
        - So am I. Can I be SOS? The poster asked her experience, please. nt  indie_ana_500   Nov-20-08 07:36 AM   #55 
  - Power. nt  Connie_Corleone   Nov-19-08 01:12 PM   #2 
  - I could support that pick  GloriaSmith   Nov-19-08 01:13 PM   #3 
  - Inexperienced. Inept. Would never be confirmed  Uzybone   Nov-19-08 01:13 PM   #4 
  - He never said he'd only appoint DLCers either  dflprincess   Nov-19-08 01:15 PM   #7 
  - Be patient  Uzybone   Nov-19-08 01:17 PM   #9 
     - Very true... and another thing I think people are forgetting after the last 8 years...  Salviati   Nov-19-08 01:37 PM   #12 
  - Inept?  Barack08   Nov-19-08 05:17 PM   #38 
     - seconded.  knixphan   Nov-19-08 05:19 PM   #39 
        - I mean...  Barack08   Nov-19-08 05:48 PM   #41 
           - Yes inept  Uzybone   Nov-20-08 06:30 PM   #60 
  - I think Clinton will surely get things done.  shaniqua6392   Nov-19-08 01:14 PM   #5 
  - Why? What serious foreign policy task did she take on in the senate that she ever completed?  blm   Nov-19-08 05:48 PM   #42 
  - I've been thinking about her  ellacott   Nov-19-08 01:15 PM   #6 
  - She is an impressive woman. I hope he finds room for her somewhere, along with Susan Rice.  wienerdoggie   Nov-19-08 01:17 PM   #8 
  - It's Samantha Power. (no "s")  DCBob   Nov-19-08 01:18 PM   #10 
  - I would happily support either Hillary or Samantha for SoS, but  rvablue   Nov-19-08 01:22 PM   #11 
  - Samantha Power is a piece of shit.  Jim Sagle   Nov-19-08 02:12 PM   #13 
  - Why?  ellacott   Nov-19-08 02:13 PM   #14 
  - For one thing, she called Hillary a "monster."  Jim Sagle   Nov-19-08 02:17 PM   #15 
     - I figured this was what you were basing it on  ellacott   Nov-19-08 02:20 PM   #16 
     - You can really tell who's going by the sound bites to judge folks here, no?  Posteritatis   Nov-19-08 02:52 PM   #20 
        - It's pretty discouraging  ellacott   Nov-19-08 02:56 PM   #21 
           - Whether in the admin or not, she's more likely to be heard by it at least  Posteritatis   Nov-19-08 03:04 PM   #24 
              - Very true  ellacott   Nov-19-08 03:13 PM   #28 
     - She had enough integrity to quiet down and leave after saying that.  cottonseed   Nov-20-08 06:47 PM   #61 
  - Still better than Clinton.  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-19-08 02:23 PM   #18 
  - The hell she is!  tekisui   Nov-19-08 03:05 PM   #25 
  - People of power who use it to protect the secrecy and privilege of Bushes are HUGE pieces of shit.  blm   Nov-19-08 06:00 PM   #45 
  - OFFS  BlueDogDemocratNH   Nov-19-08 09:33 PM   #49 
  - aww, she hurt your feewings in the pwimary... banky will make it better;  dionysus   Nov-20-08 08:46 AM   #56 
  - Here's what Samantha Powers is doing now..  zidzi   Nov-19-08 02:23 PM   #17 
  - Secretary of State usually has held elected or appointed office  Hippo_Tron   Nov-19-08 02:48 PM   #19 
  - She has no experience in an appointed office. I wouldn't choose her as SoS  Jennicut   Nov-19-08 04:53 PM   #34 
  - I know! She would have been great!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-19-08 02:58 PM   #22 
  - Diplomats are usually better at speaking 'diplomatically'  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-19-08 03:03 PM   #23 
  - Who?  EstimatedProphet   Nov-19-08 03:07 PM   #26 
  - People were saying the same thing abot Obama before he started running. nm  TeamJordan23   Nov-19-08 04:13 PM   #30 
     - bullshit. Obama was an experienced attorney, legislator, constitutional law  cali   Nov-19-08 05:13 PM   #37 
     - In other words, nearly nobody knew who he was until four years ago  Posteritatis   Nov-19-08 09:22 PM   #46 
     - Maybe they were. The point still stands.  EstimatedProphet   Nov-20-08 07:08 AM   #54 
  - I don't know why Obama ignored Samantha Powers  spokane   Nov-19-08 03:10 PM   #27 
  - I think she was keeping her distance on purpose (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-19-08 03:35 PM   #29 
  - She'd Scare The Shit Out of Senate Dems  otohara   Nov-19-08 04:16 PM   #31 
  - I would LOVE to see her  kenziemom06   Nov-19-08 04:26 PM   #32 
  - I wouldn't be surprised if Samantha Power is on the foreign policy team somewhere.  Sebastian Doyle   Nov-19-08 04:37 PM   #33 
  - I think I would rather see Kerry or Richardson as SOS rather than her, if anything because they have  MetricSystem   Nov-19-08 05:00 PM   #35 
  - Power is not qualified to be SoS. Period  cali   Nov-19-08 05:10 PM   #36 
  - Samantha Power was one of the things that initially attracted me  mmonk   Nov-19-08 09:25 PM   #47 
  - Are you serious?  JoFerret   Nov-19-08 09:28 PM   #48 
  - UN Ambassador  BlueDogDemocratNH   Nov-19-08 09:36 PM   #50 
  - UN Ambassador  BlueDogDemocratNH   Nov-19-08 09:38 PM   #51 
  - She would not accept SoS since she is much less qualified that other candidates. She has integrity.  Sensitivity   Nov-19-08 09:38 PM   #52 
  - True, but in a State Dept. position she can easily GAIN the experience quickly.  blm   Nov-20-08 05:24 PM   #57 
  - I've seen her on Charlie Rose..  stillcool47   Nov-19-08 10:39 PM   #53 
  - Is Samantha Power a US citizen?  LisaM   Nov-20-08 05:39 PM   #58 
  - I think that would piss off Hillary supporters too much. Not a good move, IMO nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Nov-20-08 06:11 PM   #59 

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