‘The Queen's Henchmen’
8:15 PM, May 9, 2013 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
Last December, Hillary Clinton's State Department famously threw four career officials under the bus for Benghazi (while of course exculpating all senior and political appointees). One of them was Raymond Maxwell, the deputy assistant secretary for Maghreb Affairs in the Near East Bureau. But Hillary didn't reckon on the fact that Maxwell was also an aspiring poet. He soon became a participant in National Poetry Writing Month, and Diplopundit has republished one of his efforts, a poem a clef about the former secretary of state called "Invitation."
Here are the first and last stanzas (23rd and C Street NW is the location of the State Department):
Read the whole thing.
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