No speaker goes to conservative activist Grover Norquist's Wednesday breakfast meeting without a purpose. And so it was with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice two weeks ago when she convinced a rapt audience -- without even raising the possibility -- that she should be the next vice president.
"If her goal was to convince everyone she would be a good president and, therefore, a good vice president -- she hit it out of the ballpark," Norquist tells The Sleuth.
But this time, Rice wanted to address the group of activists and writers personally. And Norquist, who hosts the meetings, says many attendees "left the room saying, 'This is a woman who could be president.'"
In which I admit to being wrong...
Earlier I stated that I didn't think Secretary of State Condi Rice would be attending the ATR Wednesday meeting in search of becoming vice president. It turns out that I'm not to be trusted as an analyst: