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So what about that fairer let's check in with -- and Kirsten Powers a Daily Beast columnist both Fox News contributors.
I guess in Chuck Todd would have us believe that.
Susan Rice ambassador rice's.
Statements on the morning shows about what happen in -- -- he played no role whatsoever.
In her decision to withdraw her name from from considerations you.
Well of course Tina this is just it's ludicrous.
Chuck Todd has been great defender Susan Rice and I have been very very critical as you know John and -- -- the administration's handling of the band got the disaster.
But I will say this the response to -- the Susan Rice the focus on her.
The killing of the messenger is -- Joseph Scarborough has said.
And I find it very unusual that this campaign though led by Republicans.
Was quickly joined by liberals.
And -- left wingers who -- Susan Rice.
Too cozy with African dictators she was getting it from all sides what really really offends me.
Is the personal nature said the attacks.
On her buying journalists who should've known better Maureen Dowd called her too ambitious to want principled for the country.
Dana Milbank said that she had an attitude problem.
This kind of reaction was totally inappropriate.
Tears in we also heard from Andrea Mitchell who said that this.
Was not going to help Republicans.
In forcing a woman of color.
Out of the consideration to become secretary of state where does that play into all this.
-- relevance does nothing to do with anything.
For about we've had a woman.
African American secretary of state is you know what a cook a Republican actually who was confirmed by the same people are criticizing Susan Rice and you know I I think that that story -- that somehow and this is with Susan Rice said.
In her withdraw was that she somehow back hot up and partisan politics isn't a true story because as Judy just sad.
There were liberals that came -- for her in very personal terms that -- is us from the Republicans were actually.
About Ben got the and that you know either of those criticisms from the -- for a much more personal and I think was the turning point I I think at the left haven't gotten on the bandwagon.
Then then maybe she would have had to withdraw her name but yet you have people over MSNBC electric hot blaming Republicans and -- so clearly the tide turned against terror.
When you had.
You know a major New York Times reporter coming out against her for example.
Well and and are them are the media remembering what happened to John Bolton when he was.
That I think he was recess appointments.
And and tried to -- you know -- his name was submitted to the full senate.
For confirmation but that was shot down -- nobody seems to remember that there was mostly partisan.
Politics involved and it.
I mean this is always been partisan it's always been political nominees.
A major national security officials are not exempt from politics but they shouldn't be exempt.
From the kind of ad hominem.
Really vicious attacks that we saw against Susan Rice it was completely uncalled for.
There were reasons to oppose her on policy grounds.
The Republicans pretty much stuck stuck to that night free with Hairston -- -- this hadn't been joined by the left she wouldn't have had to withdraw.
Judy Miller and Kirsten --
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