"I don’t know there was much she did apart from accompanying Bill [Clinton] going around" . . . She visited when things were happening, saw what was going on, she can certainly say it was part of her experience. I don’t want to rain on the thing for her but being a cheerleader for something is slightly different from being a principal player."Trimble also called Mrs Clinton's claim of having helped to bring peace to Northern Ireland a "wee bit silly." More on Hillary's foreign policy experience, or lack thereof, at The Economist.
Hillary's Foreign Policy Distinction: "A Wee Bit Silly"
Hillary Clinton has been long trying to distinguish herself from Barack Obama by saying she is the more experienced candidate in foreign policy and that she'll be "ready on day one"(see all those "3am phone call ads"). She's been pointing to a whole bunch of "experience" as someone who "worked to bring peace to Northern Ireland." Here's what David Trimble, former first minister of Northern Ireland and Nobel peace laureate, had to say about that: