She checks off a lot of boxes, as far as women, she’s a person of color, if the optics matter. But she’s actually tested. She is actually a national figure. She has foreign policy experience. She was secretary of state. And she’s sitting there.
Now people say, you know, you want to do something bold, put Condoleezza Rice on the ticket and watch the Obama campaign go crazy.
Romney could use some foreign policy expertise. His claim that Russia is “without question, our Number 1 geopolitical foe” is hyperbole at its worst. While Russia’s interests tend to run counter to our own they are hardly our greatest enemy — what about Islamic fundamentalism?