Condi Rice: Back in the Bay Area and lovin’ it

Former National Security Advisor and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, now back at Stanford University, was given a hard time earlier this week by students asking about her role in what many see as the Bush Administration’s human-rights abuses:

She gets annoyed about four minutes in.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • Mary Jo

    Poor Rich little Stanford students.

  • SeaDavid

    Condoleeza Rice is one of those brilliant people who, while in school, had superior intellectual abilities and never had to develop her intuitive skills. As a result, she has considerable difficulty making assumptions and establishing accurate premises. In essence, in a position of leadership, she is a brilliant idiot. The USA will spend 25 years undoing Condoleeza Rice, George Bush, and Prickly Dick

  • Sanjay

    Jerry Rice would’ve been a better Secretary of State.