Rice's legacy on the line at Annapolis conferenceI don't know about you but the term legacy in regard to a peace process makes me very uncomfortable. In theory diplomacy should be conducted dispassionately and without concern that any of those involved are doing so for anything but altruistic reasons.
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The term legacy makes me question that. I don't want the players to be worried about how history is going to view them. I don't want to be worried that they're trying to win awards or a place in the history books.
Legacy just rubs me the wrong way. It is a bit like the doctor saying "this might sting a little" right before they shove a six inch needle into your spine.
I just hope and pray that the legacy of Annapolis isn't written in our blood.