I understand American politics very badly. I’ve always said I’m much better at understanding international politics than American politics.
I just know that I’ve got a job to do for the rest of this president’s term. That’s what I’m concentrating on. . . . I haven’t thought much about it myself. I’m thinking more about these days how to get other people to hold elections that are free and fair around the world. — Cher Condi Rice (April ’07 on speculation she should run for president)