State Department
Dec 2016

What took this long?

Senate Homeland chair: CIA denied me a briefing too

Ed Morrissey Dec 16, 2016 10:41 AM

You know what would have been nice? A counter-disinformation team.

Go bold or go home II.

Nov 2016

Business model.

Three key reasons to vote — and vote Trump

Ed Morrissey Nov 08, 2016 10:31 AM

Truth-telling: the conclusion.

“Throw all the politics out the window, what we’re talking about is the defense of this nation.”

And idea receiving a cold reception

Not much to say for a “spokesperson”

More pay-to-play?

Not the sort of “stability” we need

Oct 2016

Hillary wants Biden for Secretary of State

Larry O'Connor Oct 28, 2016 9:21 AM

Nothing says “change” like Joe Biden.

“Engaged the Executive Branch on the economic benefits of foreign military sales.”

“…immense pressure to complete the review quickly and not label anything as classified.”

“State has an agenda … to protect State interests and those of Clinton.”

“If not, she should go to cidi.org.”

That was certainly convenient, particularly if you happened to be pondering a presidential bid

Sep 2016
Aug 2016

Pay-to-play.

Are we really entertaining this question?

The standard was set during her confirmation hearings that “smoke” was enough of a problem to cry foul.

Best Cabinet official money can buy.

“This stuff keeps coming out, drip, drip, drip, drip, drip.”

The fruits of paying ransom.

“…the requester had mentioned in the course of the call a Fox network reporter and Iran.”

“This was Iran’s money.”

Money for nothing… or perhaps something

“Secretary Clinton’s ethics agreement did not preclude other State Department officials from having contact with Clinton Foundation staff.”

“Her mission was to help the Clinton Foundation find a new leader…”

“Such laws conflict with and undermine universally recognized human rights”

They can’t understand why anybody would ever question their ethics or their integrity.

“Am I ever going to get an answer to the question about the planes?”

Or did the Iranians know all along?

Jul 2016

What difference at this oh what the hell.

“Our aim is to strengthen the bloc, rather than any one party, [and] in tandem weaken Netanyahu and his right wing parties.”

“a ‘very graphic and violent example’ of two years of ‘increased harassment’ of U.S. diplomats in Russia”