It is difficult to describe the sense of pride felt as I watched Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testify before the Senate regarding the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate at Benghazi, Libya. The questioning went on for hours. There she sat, alone at a table. Some senators genuinely wanted more information. Others played to the cameras in an effort to “bring her down” and levy a political blow to one of the world’s most popular political figures. Detractors were outclassed.
Secretary Clinton is no neophyte to the game. She has seen her share of controversy and criticism. Yet, she still moves with an aura of confidence and courage that consistently leaves us in awe. Years of experience mounted atop solid intellect have forged in her great presence, clarity of purpose, and the will and discipline to stand for what she believes, even in the face of adversity.Continue Reading