Obama's Most Successful Cabinet Pick?
Watching Andrea Mitchell positively gushing over Hillary Clinton today on her MSNBC show makes clear that, to date, President Obama's choice of Clinton for Secretary of State has been his most successful one. While many of us believed Clinton could make great contributions in the Senate (and no doubt she would have), it is becoming quite clear that President Obama better understood the great advantages that a Secretary of State Clinton brings to the table. In short, after President Obama himself, the United States has no more powerful messenger in the world than Hillary Clinton.
At daily kos, diarist Working Class Hero provides some very interesting coverage of Secretary Clinton's trip to Indonesia. More . . .
The diarist makes some good points about Clinton's deft performance but the most powerful evidence comes from Clinton's appearance on a popular Indonesian music show:
Tomorrow, Secretary Clinton arrives in Beijing. There is no doubt in my mind that this is where her most important work on this trip will occur.
Speaking for me only.
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