a) Susan Rice is clearly qualified to be secretary of State;
b) Susan Rice is clearly not the most qualified candidate to be secretary of State;
c) these attacks against Susan Rice are among the most unfair and shameful partisan attacks in my memory — she did nothing wrong;
d) Republicans are attacking Susan Rice as a surrogate for Hillary Clinton, whom they lack the cojones to attack, and Barack Obama, whom they are having trauma about after the voters have spoken;
and f) the Republicans are determined to completely destroy their brand and be the minority in America for a generation unless
g) a nationally prominent Republican steps forward and denounces those who are destroying the Republican brand.