Our day jobs, alas, prevent us from watching the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the nomination of Condoleezza Rice as Secretary of State, but reader Bob Barker has been following it, and reports that Barbara Boxer is living up to her reputation as a mental lightweight:
Barbara Boxer just said she was very disappointed to hear Condi say “the tsunami was an wonderful opportunity for the United States to show what they can do to provide humanitarian relief”. Barbara explained the tsunami was a bad thing, not a wonderful thing.
She’s got you there, Dr. Rice. Hopefully some of the questioning was more edifying; the Associated Press reports here.