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Reply #97: It was expected that as SoS she would be a reliable mouthpiece/cheerleader for the Obama Doctrine. [View All]

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ClarkUSA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-07-09 07:16 AM
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97. It was expected that as SoS she would be a reliable mouthpiece/cheerleader for the Obama Doctrine.
Edited on Sun Jun-07-09 07:39 AM by ClarkUSA
I always said she would, because after all, it's good politics for her to fill that donut hole in her resume in time for 2016. President Obama's special envoys and senators like Kerry do the heavy lifting behind the scenes without much fanfare: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph... .

It's obvious that her job is not to make policy, it's to sell President Obama's foreign policy vision. That's what he mainly hired her for, although she does go off-message at times (see above link for details.

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