Idiot AbroadThat sums up the legacy of Karen Hughes pretty well. Hughes said today:
Ezra Klein once asked something to the effect of "why would Bush send a seven foot tall white woman to aid our public face in the Islamic world?" It's a good question, but more importantly, why would you send a seven foot tall white woman who speaks like a 6th grader to aid our public face in the middle east and convince the entire world that all Americans are as dim-witted as the president and that Osama bin Laden is right?
Hughes told The Associated Press that she plans to quit her job as undersecretary of state and return to Texas, although improving the world's view of the United States is a "long-term challenge" that will outlast her.Yes, I think that's true. In fact because of she and her boss it will take generations.
"This will take a number of years," Hughes said in an interview Tuesday.