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Condi's Travel Trouble
Hounded by protesters at the aerospace plant, Rice declared: “I’ve seen it in every city I’ve visited in the United States. People have strong views.”...
As for the protesters, Dr. Rice echoed George Bush’s standard response to such heckling. “People have a right to protest,” she said. “And I am delighted that in more and more of the world these rights to speak your mind are being extended to other people for whom that right has not been there.”
In response to a question about whether the administration has learned from its ‘’mistakes over the past three years,” she said officials would be ‘’brain-dead” if they did not recognize when they had erred. (Note: Hmmmm. Somebody tell Bush: “We have a PR Code Red, here.”)
Originally posted by Boatphone
I think her frankness is refreshing...Ms. Rice is truly a woman of grace and strength!
Originally posted by seagull
Her candor in admitting to mistakes made by the administration is a refreshing change...
RICE: ...But I don't remember the al Qaeda cells as being something that we were told we needed to do something about.
BEN-VENISTE: Isn't it a fact, Dr. Rice, that the August 6 PDB warned against possible attacks in this country? And I ask you whether you recall the title of that PDB?
RICE: I believe the title was, "Bin Laden Determined to Attack Inside the United States." Now, the...
BEN-VENISTE: Thank you.
More power to her.