June 16, 2006

Hughes Update: Getting Her 50 Cent Worth


Roaming the globe and spreading the neocon gospel,

Hughes bonds with youth around a cultural export

thoroughly consistent with the conservative set.

God Bless America, Karen, who knew you were into hip hop?


Hughes swimming upstream:  Mission overview.

Facing the obvious questions: Morocco press release.

(image: Jalil Bounhar/AP. Marrakesh., Tuesday, June 6, 2006.  Via YahooNews.  caption:  U.S. Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Karen Hughes dancing with young Moroccan Hip Hop band during ceremonies of the opening of Morocco’s second ‘American Corner,’cultural center-cum-cyber cafe-cum-library in Daoudiate, a district of Marrakesh, Morocco. Hughes, on a four-day visit, is meeting with Moroccans taking part in cultural exchange with the United States. She has also discussed the kingdom’s democratic reforms with Foreign Minister Mohamed Ben Aissa.)

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