Fun clip on Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show tonight.
But the serious part is that we really don’t need a replay of North Korea mismanagement at the beginning of the Obama administration like we had at the beginning of the George W. Bush administration.
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia Chriistopher Hill did a great job pushing forward a complex array of promising initiatives in the Six Party Talks — and since he resigned and began the process of getting himself over to Iraq as America’s new ambassador there, things have gone down hill.
It’s time to get the rumored long enough nominee Kurt Campbell, who was the Founding CEO of the Center for a New American Security, officially appointed as Hill’s successor and confirmed.
— Steve Clemons