that this administration has some connection with reality. And the less observant fall for it.
to go through the sham of having people ask questions?
Why not just stand up make the points you want to make and walk out?
PARIS, Feb. 8 -- It had all the trappings of a modern-day Daniel in the Lion's Den: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice venturing bravely into the heart of French intellectual opposition to America, the Institute of Political Sciences, an elite school in the heart of Paris's trendy Left Bank.
But if the roar from the audience was mostly polite and restrained, that was partly because only a handful of the school's 5,500 students were allowed near the auditorium where Rice spoke, and the initial questions were vetted in advance by the school and the State Department.
A Feb. 9 article about Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's speech at a school in Paris incorrectly described a questioner, Benjamin Barnier, as the son of French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier. The two are not related.