Obviously she wants to get away from the impending trainwreck. Let’s face it, if you still had political aspirations, would you want to be anywhere near these losers? And it’s not as if she’s hopping across the pond. She’s getting as far as humanly possible away from Charlotte.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be overseas during the Democratic National Convention next week, according to reports on Wednesday.
She departs on Thursday and is scheduled to attend meetings and talks with officials in the Cook Islands, China, and the Russian city of Vladivostok as well as touring Asia. She will not return to the U.S. all next week, according to reports.
Naturally some spin is provided.
“As secretary of state, she is no longer engaged in retail politics, but she remains a keen observer,” State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley told Reuters.
Update: By the way, if you needed any idea how far she’ll go to avoid her fellow Democrats, have a look at the Cook Islands on the map.