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may be John Kerry.

What do you think? Do you favor Susan Rice or John Kerry?
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What do you think? Do you favor Susan Rice or John Kerry?
Neither. I would prefer the SoS possess an IQ north of a car tire and not be a blind, partisan sheep.
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Neither. I would prefer the SoS possess an IQ north of a car tire and not be a blind, partisan sheep.
It's too bad that your own partisan view keeps you from seeing the intelligence of the two candidates you'd reject.
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may be John Kerry.

What do you think? Do you favor Susan Rice or John Kerry?
Considering b.o.'s history of picking the unqualified and/or the incompetent for cabinet positions, I suspect he will replace Mrs. Clinton (one of his few half decent appointments) with Susan Rice.

A much better pick would be Joe Lieberman, but he's not good at being a fall guy so I doubt he'll get the nod.
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Considering b.o.'s history of picking the unqualified and/or the incompetent for cabinet positions, I suspect he will replace Mrs. Clinton (one of his few half decent appointments) with Susan Rice.

A much better pick would be Joe Lieberman, but he's not good at being a fall guy so I doubt he'll get the nod.
I wonder if Rice's talk show debacle where she reported false narratives will force Obama to select someone else that is not currently clouded in controversy. Her appointment could also be challenged considering the controversy.

I do like your suggestion of Lieberman, though he is far too bipartisan for Obama's liking.
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Considering b.o.'s history of picking the unqualified and/or the incompetent for cabinet positions, I suspect he will replace Mrs. Clinton (one of his few half decent appointments) with Susan Rice.

A much better pick would be Joe Lieberman, but he's not good at being a fall guy so I doubt he'll get the nod.
Why do you think Lieberman would be a better pick than Susan Rice or John Kerry?

He leans closer to your views? He may have been Romney's choice?

Lieberman isn't loyal to the President. Why would the President put him in that level of trust position?
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Why do you think Lieberman would be a better pick than Susan Rice or John Kerry?
Susan Rice has been a complete failure as ambassador to the UN, what we don't need as SoS is someone that can't keep their facts straight for 5 minutes. At the U.N. she fits right in.
Considering some of John "I voted for it before I voted against it" Kerry's statments on foreign policy and the lies he's told about his own military service, why would anyone want him as SoS?

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No, because in the past he has spoken about foreign policy with an intelligence level that neither Rice not Kerry can seem to muster.

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I have no idea who Romney might have picked.

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Lieberman isn't loyal to the President. Why would the President put him in that level of trust position?
The President won't put Lieberman in that position because he values loyalty to him over whats best for the nation and thats a damn shame. b.o. simply won't be able to see past his own arrogance.
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may be John Kerry.

What do you think? Do you favor Susan Rice or John Kerry?
does he want the job? that is the 1st question I would have. next would be why. next his qualifications.
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Two people who completely unqualified for the position being considered for a job this important?? If these are the best candidates the OA can come up with then they are too dumb for words...
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Considering b.o.'s history of picking the unqualified and/or the incompetent for cabinet positions, I suspect he will replace Mrs. Clinton (one of his few half decent appointments) with Susan Rice.

A much better pick would be Joe Lieberman, but he's not good at being a fall guy so I doubt he'll get the nod.
Lieberman is too prejudiced in that he is a rabbi and already come out strongly as a hawk in ME decisions.
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Susan Rice has been a complete failure as ambassador to the UN, ..
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