A secret cable from April 2009 that went out under Clinton’s name instructed State Department officials to collect the “biometric data,” including “fingerprints, facial images, DNA, and iris scans,” of African leaders. Another secret cable directed American diplomats posted around the world, including the United Nations, to obtain passwords, personal encryption keys, credit card numbers, frequent flyer account numbers, and other data connected to diplomats. As the Guardian puts it, the cables “reveal how the US uses its embassies as part of a global espionage network.” [original source]... are merely a matter of Hillary doing her job effectively.
That Clinton is actively involved in seeking out and monitoring the states of minds of friends and foes alike means she’s doing her job. She shouldn’t be punished for it.The heart of the matter, in my view?
And not only is Hillary [doing] her job for the American people properly; it sounds like her department is not coming off too shabbily, either.
The U.S. is going to be just fine, but it’d be worse off if solely on account of these cables we lost a secretary of state.
Stick around, Hill. We may disagree on the particulars, but where it matters, it looks like you’re doing your job as we’d have you do it. [link]
"[I]t sounds like her department is not coming off too shabbily, either."
Really? If spying on allies isn't enough to warrant outrage (shame?), how about the fact that it was Hillary Clinton's State Department that proved its colossal ineptitude by allowed these embarrassing emails to be made public, for all the world to see, and revile.
I can't think of anything that is more "shabby."
Daisy Duke and her gang of knuckle draggers are running our foreign policy. And embarrassing us in the eyes of everyone on the planet. And this guy thinks that's admirable?
Not this cowboy. I think she has shamed us. And needs to leave us and go write another book. Or bake some cookies. Or something.