I recently noticed that, during the most recent round of six party talks, Hill “offered to outsource”:http://www.state.gov/p/eap/rls/rm/78206.htm his diplomatic task:
Q: Can you give us some details about the proposals?
HILL: Again, I’m sorry. I don’t want to give you a lot of information on that because these are tough issues involving extremely important questions of nuclear weapons, and I just don’t think it’s appropriate to negotiate through the press.
Q: Can’t you at least get a Yongbyon freeze? That would seem to be a…
HILL: Oh, you think that’s easy? [Laughter] I’ll tell you what — *put that boom microphone down and you get it done and I’ll buy you a beer.*
I would totally do it for a good beer…
Have a good weekend.