Clinton continued, describing alternate diplomatic routes for this very significant decision.
This was just one of many tough questions she faced on the Hamish & Andy show. The Australian duo also asked Clinton about her potato chip-eating and collecting preferences (she is, in fact, an 'eater of chips'), and her thoughts on checking the temperature of food before ingesting it.
QUESTION: Hamish and I have our own organization, and it's called checkyourtemps.org. It encourages young people to check the temperature of their food before they bite into it, because if they don't, they'll sear their mouth. That could ruin not just that meal but plenty of meals to come.Read the full transcript at the State Department.
SECRETARY CLINTON: Right.
QUESTION: And we save declining moral across the globe.
QUESTION: How important is that issue on a world scale, do you think?
SECRETARY CLINTON: It has not previously been brought to my attention.
QUESTION: So you're breaking new ground in this way.
SECRETARY CLINTON: I am -- well, you're breaking new ground.
QUESTION: Well, we're happy to have you on for the --
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I have to tell you both, this is a --
QUESTION: Take this to the top.
SECRETARY CLINTON: Because if you just think about it, people go around with the tops of their mouths burnt. They can't communicate well.
QUESTION: You see a decline in peace.
CRETARY CLINTON: Decline in peace. They might stop eating. That adds to the increase in hunger --
QUESTION: We've already got enough hunger already.
SECRETARY CLINTON: -- malnutrition in the world.
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