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Subject:  Senator McCain defends Rice nomination Date:  11/19/2012  5:44 PM
Author:  PeterRabit Number:  1838626 of 2207799


So I wonder why we are starting this new Congress with a protracted debate about a foregone conclusion… . I can only conclude we are doing this for no other reason than lingering bitterness at the outcome of the elections… . We all have varying policy views, but the President, in my view, has a clear right to put in place the team he believed would serve him best.

Of course, in the case of the above quote, the year was 2005, the "Rice" was Condoleezza, the incorrect assertions were that Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction, and the defender ... was John McCain.

Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican.

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