"There are a lot of pieces to the foreign-policy puzzle that have been left out so far... Our most important relationship in the world is China. There's nothing going on there right now. And what about trade? I haven't heard a thing about our trade agenda -- it's been a complete blackout."
The former Gov. of Utah's was interviewed for Tim Dickinson's article, "The GOP Jihad," before being nominated for the ambassadorship.
Excerpts of the article can be found online. The full story is in the Rolling Stone's May issue.