Rightleaners at Fox and the New Yorker are quickly pouncing on Hillary Clinton even before she OFFICALLY is out the door at State….
Theree WILL be more of this folks…..
That is until she isn’t a threat to the GOPer’s in 2016….
Sec. of State Hillary Clinton leaves office this Friday with a great deal of positive publicity and the highest approval rating of her life. She’s widely expected to run for president in 2016, and widely expected to clear the Democratic field if and when she does. In the eyes of many (roughly 69 percent), she was a great secretary of state.
But as Clinton makes her exit-tour, a few folks are beginning to question the “greatness” of her tenure.
On Sunday, Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said the case that Hillary Clinton has been a “great” secretary of state is “exceedingly weak.” This could be dismissed as mere right-wing dissent, but Hume is not alone. The New Yorker’s John Cassidy similarly argues today that Clinton is a “great ambassador, not a great secretary of state.”
Both Hume and Cassidy acknowledge that Clinton wasn’t exactly given the room for “greatness.” She was meant instead to be “a rockstar diplomat,” as Stephen Walt, a professor of international relations at Harvard, wrote in the Times Magazine, and she achieved that….
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