Progressives and environmentalists, of course, want nothing to do with the Keystone Pipeline- which would run from Texas to Canada. Her liberal detractors believe that with so much of her personal assets tied up in the Pipeline, and as head of the State Department she could unduly influence the end game, since the ultimate decision would be hers, it constitutes a major conflict of interest.
Bill McKibben founder of several environmental activist groups (350.org and Tar Sand Action) said
"It's really amazing that they're considering someone for Secretary of State who has millions invested in these companies."Ooops.
They would, however, be fine if she divested, or had no say in the ultimate decision making process.
That would mean John Kerry as Secretary of State? His name has also been bandied about, if Rice doesn't make the cut.
God help us.
Read the whole OnEarth article.
H/T: Mother Jones, Care2