Unconfirmed sources reports the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile system made by Raytheon will be named as the assistant secretary of state. Former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice stated during her Senate confirmation hearing, that she would appoint the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile to the #2 spot in the department. The move shocked some committee members, but administration insiders confirmed Raytheon had been in negotiations for quite some time.
Speaking to the press during a photo op at Tuskegee University, Raytheon Company Chairman and CEO, William H. Swanson stated. “We are thrilled that the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile will be taking on a greater roll in the decision making process at the State department.” “The Tomahawk Cruise missile has played a critical roll in US foreign policy and we at Raytheon intend to fully support the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile as it moves into it’s new position in the Bush Administration.
Condoleezza Rice, a longtime supporter of Raytheon is expected to rely heavily on the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile during her term as the US Secretary of State. Unlike The outgoing Secretary Powel, who used lying and distortion to win UN support, Rice favors the more direct form of political negotiation. The appointments of the BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile reaffirms the administrations intention to be tough on enemies of the US and friends of the US that may disagree.
Speaking during Her Senate confirmation hearing Dr. Rice said. “As I mindlessly execute the misguided policies of the President I will need a strong right hand man in the State Department, The BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile will be my strong right hand.” Shares in Raytheon stock rose 27% today, as the administrations newly announced plans to spread Freedom and liberty worldwide will require hundreds if not thousands of The BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise missile.