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Well she's America's top diplomat to the rest of the world in the face of US foreign policy.
The last few recent weeks really the secretary of state Hillary Clinton has to a certain -- -- Then sort of out of the spotlight and in it played second fiddle if you will -- -- the vice president Biden.
And really another of a number of other special envoys to be fair you know she was sidelined with a fractured elbow.
And had to cancel two overseas trip she's been rehab and if you will.
But today Secretary Clinton delivered and what -- what -- office called a major foreign policy speech.
Among the things about what she spoke America's role on the global stage here listen.
No doubt we lost some ground in recent years but the damage is temporary it's kind of like my elbow it's getting better every day.
Whether in Latin America or eleven on Iran -- Liberia.
Fellows who are inspired by democracy.
That democracy is about more than just elections.
That it must also protect minority rights and press freedom.
Developed strong confident and independent judiciary legislatures an executive agencies and commit.
For democracy to deliver results these are the people who will find that Americans are their friends not adversaries.
But after being forced to sit things out for so long.
Some are asking mostly her critics whether secretary Clinton's influence waned in the Obama administration with the -- -- the publisher of politics magazine.
Jordan Lieberman as witness Jordan to -- I -- is this more than -- -- elbow here or -- just sounds like detractors trying to make something that absolutely nothing in the -- Both got a perfect storm that she's you know she's got -- broken elbow in the Barack Obama goes on a huge international trip and she's been marginalized because her husband's.
Supporting someone else in the New York senate primary.
All this together makes her you know in some ways really on the outside of this administration.
So where do you see things going now.
You know the balls entirely and -- in her court you're living on a major national -- -- now she needs to carve out a niche she needs to be relevant.
And and cut and and actually deliver something in terms of policy or she risked becoming just really a figure had become -- kind of -- the Angelina Jolie of American foreign policy.
Hillary Clinton and that's that are come all on a -- like I won't let you know the -- -- are you out of your mind.
Hillary Clinton why can't I just can't imagine Hillary Clinton no that's not that's foolish -- got nowhere to go.
She's got nowhere to go with the -- surrounded she's around about Obama loyalists and she's she's really in a tight -- right now while we you know because we have more than one problem in the world and I was is kind of thankful that we had more than one person working on a mall.
-- if she falls off the front pages and becomes an afterthought to Joe Biden.
I don't know I don't -- it.
Biden but but she's got she's got Richard Holbrooke and she's got it you know extraordinarily talented staff of deputy pull over.
So the question is really what is her job.
And is it is it's a project the -- you know this image of America and and go to funerals and ribbon cuttings and deliver checks.
Or just to make policy and I I think unfortunately for voters it's the former -- the latter.
If that happens I don't know you dinner some -- have a bet on this.
There's this just sounds like a bunch of people who have sour grapes against the clintons trying to come up with something bad on Hillary that she's gonna -- comes -- Drooping flower patent.
No it never checked all the her -- -- respect Jordan thank you believe that when I see it.
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