"What the American Founding Fathers understood was that institutions were built for human imperfection, not human perfection," Condoleezza Rice says. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Condoleezza Rice Reflects On The State Of Democracy

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Condoleezza Rice, shown here visiting a school in Moscow in 2011, is the latest rumored choice for Mitt Romney's running mate. Korotayev Artyom/ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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Condoleezza Rice on the run-up to the Iraq War

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