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The Promise of Pompeo
New York Sun, by Editorial

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Posted By:Toledo, 3/13/2018 6:18:20 PM

President Trump’s decision to promote Mike Pompeo to secretary of state is a huge step in the right direction. It means that, if Mr. Pompeo is confirmed, the administration will have in the top foreign policy job an officer who was first in his class at West Point, served as an officer of armor in Europe, soared at law school, mastered politics in Congress, has run the Central Intelligence Agency — and who agrees with the president. What a contrast with Secretary Tillerson. The ex-chairman of ExxonMobil had some wonderful instincts (such as his plan to cut the State Department

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/13/2018 6:31:41 PM     (No. 11571098)

This is great news. Now, if only Trump will singe Sessions and Wray with some get moving tweets, all will be good.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 3/14/2018 2:34:10 AM     (No. 11571420)

Moving the chess pieces. By a master chessman.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 3/14/2018 12:35:16 PM     (No. 11571862)

Exchanging a pawn for a bishop.

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